Secretary Pompeo spoke by phone today with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding recent Israeli airstrikes in Syria. The Secretary expressed support for Israel’s right to defend itself from threats posed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and to take action to prevent imminent attacks against Israeli assets in the region. The Secretary and the Prime Minister discussed how Iran is leveraging its foothold in Syria to threaten Israel and its neighbors. The Prime Minister noted that Israel would strike IRGC targets threatening Israel, wherever they are located.

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