Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz met with his British counterpart David Cameron, who is on an official visit to Israel.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry made a written statement after the meeting between Katz and his British counterpart David Cameron, who is on an official visit to Israel.
In the statement, the Israeli Foreign Minister said, "We will not hesitate to take action against Iran and its branches in the region. If Hezbollah does not step back, all of Lebanon will pay the price."
Katz reiterated that Israel is "determined to destroy Hamas and bring back all Israeli prisoners."
Katz urged British Foreign Secretary Cameron to use his influence to secure the release of Israeli prisoners ahead of his visit to Qatar, and asked his counterpart to pressure Qatar to make efforts in this regard.
Katz and Cameron also met with the families of Israeli prisoners in Gaza.
In a statement released by the Israeli Prime Minister's Office, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Cameron at his office in West Jerusalem.
In a statement released by the British Foreign Office, it was stated that Cameron's meetings with senior leaders in the region this week will focus on delivering more humanitarian aid to Gaza, freeing prisoners and reaching a sustainable and lasting ceasefire.
In Israel, Cameron will meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz to call for a rapid and significant increase in humanitarian aid to Gaza and to express his country's concern about the high number of civilian casualties, the statement said.