US calls for calm after officials say Israeli missile hit Iran I BBC News

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has repeated calls for de-escalation in the Middle East, after an apparent Israeli strike on Iran.

Speaking from a G7 meeting in Italy, Blinken says Washington was “not involved” in any offensive operation.

Iranian state media has cited unconfirmed reports of explosions in the central province of Isfahan, but downplayed reports of an attack.

Iran has been on high alert in the wake of Israel pledging to respond to Iran’s unprecedented missile and drone attack on Israel on Saturday night

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