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German chancellor urges de-escalation after Iran's attack on Israel

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said it was important to ensure that Iran's attack on Israel does not lead to further escalation of the war.

He added that he believed this had been understood by the affected parties.

"For us, it is important that this moment is now also used for further de-escalation and that Israel ... does not respond with a massive attack of its own," Scholz said in Brussels.