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U.S.: Israel Has Absolute Right to Defend Themselves

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In a press conference this weekend, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis strongly reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend herself against hostile nations – including Iran:

"Israel has an absolute right to defend itself, and I think that's what happened yesterday," he said in response to a question about Saturday's military crisis, warning also about a growing Iranian influence in the region.

"So when Syria, which has made no... excuse for what they're doing alongside Iran, when they are providing throughout for Iran to give weapons, including more sophisticated weapons, to the Lebanese Hezbollah, Israel has an absolute right to defend themselves," he stated.

"If you live in the region, there's no doubt what Iran is doing."

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