US forcefully rejects claim that it was tipped off by Iran ahead of strike on Israel

Jacob Magid is The Times of Israel's US bureau chief

White House National Security Communications Adviser John Kirby speaks during the daily press briefing in the White House in Washington, DC, April 4, 2024. (Olivier Douliery/AFP)
White House National Security Communications Adviser John Kirby speaks during the daily press briefing in the White House in Washington, DC, April 4, 2024. (Olivier Douliery/AFP)

White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby forcefully rejects reports that Iran provided warnings to the United States ahead of its weekend strike on Israel.

Kirby tells reporters that the United States did exchange messages with Iran, but that there were never any messages regarding Iran’s timeframe or targets for its attack.

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