O Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of being “solely responsible” for tensions in the Middle East.

Israel is trying to provoke a regional conflict and its attack on the Iranian embassy in Damascus was the last straw“, said Erdogan, at a press conference, after a meeting of the Council of Ministers, in Ankara.

Erdogan added that new regional conflicts are possible as long as “cruelty and genocide” continues in the Gaza Strip. In this regard, he appealed to all parties to act with “common sense”.

The Turkish leader also criticized the West for condemning the attack carried out by Iran, however, he did not have the same attitude towards Israel’s attack on the Iranian embassy.

It should be remembered that at issue is an attack launched against Israel by Iran, on Saturday night and Sunday morning, using more than 300 ‘drones’ (unmanned aerial devices), cruise and ballistic missiles, the vast majority intercepted, according to the Israeli Army.

Tehran justified the attack as a measure of self-defense, arguing that the military action was a response to “the Zionist regime’s aggression” against Iranian diplomatic installations in Damascus (Syria), which occurred on April 1 and was marked by the death of seven members of the Guard Revolutionary and six Syrian citizens.

The Western international community strongly condemned Iran’s attack on Israel, calling for maximum restraint in order to avoid an escalation of violence in the Middle East, a region already highly unstable due to the war that has been ongoing for more than six months between Israel and the Islamist group. Palestinian Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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