The Italian Foreign Minister says at the G7 summit that Israel issued a last-minute warning to the United States regarding a drone attack on Iran.

Capri (Italy) – US informed Group of Seven Italian foreign ministers received “last-minute” information from Israel about a drone attack in Iran, the Italian foreign minister said on Friday.

Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani, who chaired the meeting of ministers of industrialized nations, said the United States presented the information at a session on Friday morning that was changed at the last minute to address the suspected attack.

Early Friday, Iran Air defenses launched At a major air base and nuclear site near the city of Isfahan in the center of the country after drones were detected, as part of an apparent Israeli attack in response to the Tehran attack. An unprecedented attack with drones and missiles In the country last weekend.

Tajani said the United States informed G7 ministers that Israel “informed it at the last minute” about the drones. “But there was no participation in the attack by the United States, it was just information.”

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken refused to comment on this assertion, but stressed that the United States did not participate in any attack.

“I will not talk about that except to say that the United States did not participate in any offensive operations,” Blinken said.

In a statement following the three-day meeting, the ministers urged the parties to “prevent further escalation.”

The statement pledged to support Israel's security and condemned “in the strongest terms” what the foreign ministers described as “Iran's unprecedented attack against Israel on April 13 and 14, which Israel defeated with the help of its partners,” as well as the seizure of Israeli territory. The Portuguese-flagged ship MSC Aries in the Strait of Hormuz.

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“We stand ready to adopt further sanctions or take other measures, now and in response to further destabilizing initiatives,” the document said.

The group also warned Iran against transferring ballistic missiles and related technology to Russia.

On the The war in GazaThe group called on Hamas to release the hostages and reminded Israel to respect international and humanitarian law.

He added that the G7 countries remained opposed to “a large-scale military operation in Rafah that would have catastrophic consequences for the civilian population,” and called for increased aid flows to Gaza.

Tajani said in the closing press conference: “The G7 has worked and will work to stop the escalation.” He said that this would include calming tensions, followed by a ceasefire, freeing the hostages, and providing aid to the Palestinian people.

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