Biden con­demns Iran attack on Israel, will con­vene G7 lead­ers

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Biden condemns Iran attack on Israel, will convene G7 leaders

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden con­demned Iran for its attack on Israel Sat­ur­day night, say­ing he denounced the attacks “in the strongest pos­si­ble terms.”
Iran launched an attack toward Israel late Sat­ur­day with “more than 200 UAVs, cruise mis­siles, and bal­lis­tic mis­siles,” Israeli Ambas­sador to the Unit­ed Nations Gilad Erdan said.
Biden had returned to Wash­ing­ton, D.C., from Reho­beth Beach, Delaware, ear­li­er on Sat­ur­day to meet in the White House Sit­u­a­tion Room with nation­al secu­ri­ty advis­ers as the sit­u­a­tion unfold­ed.
“At my direc­tion, to sup­port the defense of Israel, the U.S. mil­i­tary moved air­craft and bal­lis­tic mis­sile defense destroy­ers to the region over the course of the past week,” Biden said in the state­ment Sat­ur­day night. “Thanks to these deploy­ments and the extra­or­di­nary skill of our ser­vice­mem­bers, we helped Israel take down near­ly all of the incom­ing drones and mis­siles.” 

Pres­i­dent Jo …