April 19, 2024

Iran ‘minimizing impact’ of Israeli strike: analyst

ranian media reported explosions, but an Iranian official told Reuters those were caused by air defense systems. State media said three drones over the central city of Isfahan had been shot down.

“That seems to indicate that Iran is seeking to step down off the ledge, minimize the impact of the attack, and perhaps walk back down the escalation ladder from here,” analyst Jonathan Lord, the senior fellow and director of the Middle East security program at U.S. think tank, the Center for a New American Security, told Reuters on Friday.

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