Business News

Iran-Israel Conflict: What Russia, China are saying  

Amid Iran’s direct military attack on Israel in early hours of Sunday, the governments of Russia and China have taken a position on the development, expressing concern. 

Iran launched a military attack on Israel, blaming the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) for destroying their embassy in Damascus, the capital of Syria, recently. 

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian, on Sunday, further maintained that Tehran’s leadership is ready for any eventuality apparently from Israel. 

Following Iran’s attack, Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said his government has been preparing for war with Iran. 

“In recent years, and especially in recent weeks, Israel has been preparing for a direct attack by Iran. 

“Our defensive systems are deployed. We are ready for any scenario, both defensively and offensively. The State of Israel is strong. The IDF is strong. The public is strong,” he said in a televised address last night. 

What Russia is saying about the Iran-Israel conflict 

Russia’s Foreign Ministry released a statement on Sunday denouncing the attack on Iran’s diplomatic office. 

The ministry also faulted the United Nations’ weak stance on Tehran. 

It stated,  

The ministry expressed Russia’s “extreme concern” at the dangerous escalation in the region, warning that the numerous unresolved crises in the Middle East, “which are often fueled by irresponsible provocative actions,” will exacerbate tensions.  

The statement added,  

What China is saying  

Like Russia, China expressed concern at the developments but called on influential countries to stabilise the tension and the region. 

It described the conflict as a fallout of Israel’s war on Hamas of Palestine. 

China stated,  

China stated,