Benjamin Netanyahu Says There Is ‘Dramatic Drop’ In US Weapons To Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu Says There Is ‘Dramatic Drop’ In US Weapons To Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu has not specified what weapons have been being held up by the US.

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Round 60,000 Israelis dwelling in northern communities have been compelled to evacuate in October when the Hezbollah terror group started every day rocket and drone assaults.

Tel Aviv: Amid intense struggle with Hamas, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated that the US is withholding weapons deliveries at Sunday’s weekly cupboard assembly in Jerusalem. About 4 months in the past, “There was a dramatic lower within the munitions coming to Israel from the US,” Netanyahu mentioned in public remarks at first of the assembly.

“For lengthy weeks, we turned to our American pals and requested that the shipments be expedited. We did this again and again. We did so on the highest ranges, and in any respect ranges, and I need to emphasize – we did so behind closed doorways. We obtained all kinds of explanations, however one factor we didn’t obtain; the essential scenario didn’t change. Sure objects arrived sporadically however the munitions at massive remained behind.”

Netanyahu has not specified what weapons have been being held up by the US. In Could, the Biden administration confirmed delaying a cargo of 500 lb. and a pair of,000 lb. bombs fearing they’d be utilized in Rafah. Washington claims all different weapons are being delivered.

The feedback got here after Protection Minister Yoav Gallant departed for Washington on Saturday evening for discussions with senior US officers in regards to the conditions in Gaza, and Lebanon, and Iranian threats. Netanyahu can also be scheduled to handle a joint session of Congress on July 24.

Additionally on the cupboard assembly, Netanyahu introduced the appointments of Maj.-Gen. (Res.) Yiftah Ron-Tal and Vice Adm. (Res.) Eliezer Marom to coordinate the the return of evacuated civilians to their communities within the south and alongside the Lebanese border respectively.

Round 60,000 Israelis dwelling in northern communities have been compelled to evacuate in October when the Hezbollah terror group started every day rocket and drone assaults. Leaders of the Iran-backed terror group have mentioned they are going to proceed the assaults to forestall Israelis from returning to their houses. Since October 7, the Hezbollah assaults have killed 10 civilians and 14 troopers. Residents of some Gaza border areas have already begun returning to their houses.

At the least 1,200 folks have been killed, and 252 Israelis and foreigners have been taken hostage in Hamas’s assaults on Israeli communities close to the Gaza border on October 7. Of the 116 remaining hostages, greater than 30 are believed lifeless.

(With Inputs from ANI)




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