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Biden convenes G7 emergency summit as Israel debates response to blistering Iran drone attack

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President Biden met with G7 leaders in an emergency session Sunday as his administration said it will leave it up to Israel to decide how to respond to Iran’s blistering drone attack — and Iranian and Israeli authorities prepared for their next moves.
President Biden met with G7 leaders in an emergency session Sunday as his administration said it will leave it up to Israel to decide how to respond to Iran’s blistering drone attack — and Iranian and Israeli authorities prepared for their next moves.
“President Biden spoke by secure video with the leaders of the G7 today,” the White House wrote in a post on X above a photo of the commander in chief and his top diplomat, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during the meeting, with other heads of member countries appearing on a video screen behind them.
“The leaders condemned Iran’s unprecedented attack against Israel and reaffirmed the G7’s commitment to Israel’s security,” the post said, referring to the group of leaders from global powerhouses including the US, UK, France and Japan.
Hawkish Israeli government ministers had reportedly called for an immediate retaliatory strike after Saturday night’s attack on Israel, which saw hundreds of drones and missiles launched into the Jewish nation.

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