US intelligence warns Israel that Iran is preparing an “imminent attack” with missiles

US intelligence agencies suspect that Iran or one of its associated groups in the Middle East They are ready to launch a missile attack against Israel imminently. According to these North American agencies, Tehran is planning strong revenge for Israel's attack on Damascus earlier this month, when several prominent members of the Iran's Revolutionary Guards were killed.

Following assessments by US and Israeli intelligence services, officials stated that an attack by Iran It's more a question of when than if it will happen., reports Bloomberg. In fact, on a call Tuesday night with Yoav Gallant, the Israeli defense minister, Anthony BlinkenUS Secretary of State, discussed the possibility of an Iranian attack.

The situation seems so delicate that the head of the US Central Command, the General Erik Kurilla, He urgently traveled to Israel today to meet with senior military commanders of that country and discuss the Iranian threat. In exclusive information, the digital media Axios indicated this Thursday that Kurilla will meet with the Israeli Defense Minister and senior officials of the Israel Defense Forces.

In such a scenario, Israel will retaliate with a direct attack on Iran, officials told this outlet. The Israeli Foreign Minister, Israel Katz, warned this Wednesday in X that “If Iran attacks from its own territory, Israel will respond and attack in Iran.” Minister Gallant also pointed out in a meeting with soldiers that the country “will know how to react quickly with decisive offensive action against the territory of whoever attacks our territory, no matter where it is, throughout the Middle East.”

Shortly before, the Iranian supreme leader, Ali Khamenei had stated in a televised speech: “The Zionist regime (Israel) must be and will be punished.”

For its part, Joe Biden warned Iran not to launch an attack against Israel. He US president said his commitment to Israel's security is firm and that Washington will do “everything it can” to protect it from an Iranian attack. At a news conference in Washington, Biden said: “We also want to address the Iranian threat. They are threatening to launch a significant attack on Israel.

“As I told Prime Minister Netanyahu, our commitment to Israel's security against these threats from Iran and its proxies is firm,” he said this Wednesday during a press conference with the Japanese Prime Minister. Fumio Kishida, who is on an official visit to the country.

In this sense, Biden has highlighted that his Administration will do everything possible “to protect Israel's security” against Tehran in retaliation for the attack against the Iranian Consulate in Syria, which resulted in the death of 16 peopleincluding two civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

His words come after Biden stated in an interview with the American television channel Univision that Israel is making “a mistake” in the Gaza Strip, controlled by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas). “What I ask of the Israelis is a ceasefire and allow, for the next six or eight weeks, full access to all food and medicine,” he said, also emphasizing that “there are no excuses” that prevent the enclave from being supplied. of humanitarian aid.