EU urges ‘restraint’ after Iran consulate strike blamed on Israel


YEREVAN, APRIL 2, ARTSAKHPRESS. The EU said that it was “alarmed by the alleged Israeli strike” on the Iranian consulate in Syria’s Damascus and warned against any escalation after Tehran vowed revenge, Barron’s reports citing AFP.

“In this highly tense regional situation, it is really of utmost importance to show restraint because the further escalation in the region is in no one’s interests,” EU spokesman Peter Stano said.

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said that 7 military advisers, including Generals Mohammad Reza Zahedi and Mohammad Hadi Haj Rahimi and five of their companions were killed in the Israeli missile attack on the Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Damascus on April 1.

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