White House Says Iran Did Not Inform U.S. Prior to Attack on Israel

White House spokesperson Kirby calls claims “ridiculous.”

White House national security spokesperson John Kirby said Iran did not send any messages warning the White House of its Saturday attack on Israel. Spokesman Kirby did confirm that the U.S. was communicating with Iran, but said that no messages contained details on when and where a potential attack would be. 

On Sunday, officials from Turkey, Jordan, and Iran said that Iran gave widespread warnings before its drone strike on Israel. However, Spokesman Kirby said any reports suggesting Iran tipped off the United States about its plans were “categorically false.”

“Iran never gave us a message giving us the time or the targets,” he said. “This whole narrative out there that Iran passed us a message about what they were going to do is ridiculous.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For wisdom for the president and administration officials as they communicate with leaders in countries in the Middle East.
  • With gratitude to the Lord that the attacks by Iran were unsuccessful.

Sources: Reuters, Washington Examiner


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