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Israeli Air Force jets — Israel has indicated it won't strike back immediately after Iran's overnight drone and missile attack (Photo: idf.il)

EU leaders condemn Iran, urge Israeli restraint

Major Western nations have condemned Iran's retaliatory strike on Israel, with EU foreign ministers to hold snap talks on Tuesday (16 April) amid fears of escalation.

The G7 group of Western leaders "unanimously condemned" Iran's air strike on Israel in emergency video-talks on Sunday (14 April), EU Council chairman Charles Michel said.

They also called for "restraint" by "all sides," Michel added, as Israel threatened to strike Iran in return.

The G7 comprises Canada, Fran...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Israeli Air Force jets — Israel has indicated it won't strike back immediately after Iran's overnight drone and missile attack (Photo: idf.il)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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