A ‘new front’ in Hamas war depends on Israel’s actions, says Iran

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran’s foreign minister, whose government supports Hamas and other Middle East militant groups, said on Thursday opening a ‘new front’ against Israel would depend on Israel’s actions in Gaza.

Although Tehran has been a long-term backer of Hamas, Iranian officials have been adamant that the country had no involvement in the militants’ attack against its arch enemy Israel on Saturday.

Nevertheless, the United States fears the opening of a second front on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon if Hezbollah, another heavily armed Islamist group backed by Iran, were to intervene.

‘Officials of some countries contact us and ask about the possibility of a new front (against Israel) being opened in the region,’ said Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani.

‘We tell them that our clear answer regarding future possibilities is that everything depends on the actions of the Zionist regime in Gaza,’ he said, according to a statement from the Iranian foreign ministry…”

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