Netanyahu asks for “time” and assures that he has the support of the international community

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the end of the meeting of his Council of Ministers this Sunday that the fight against Hamas “continues at full speed” and asked for time to resolve the situation.

Likewise, the Israeli President has added that Israel has the support of the international community starting with the President of the United States Joe Biden, whom he thanked for his support of the Army’s operation against the Palestinian Islamist movement, quoted by the Israelis, newspaper ‘Haaretz’ . “It will take time,” he added.

According to a White House statement, Biden reiterated his firm support for “Israel’s right to defend itself against rocket attacks by Hamas and other terrorist groups,” although he also “expressed concern and the need to do so for the safety of journalists to do.” guarantee their protection “and refer to the destruction of a tower in Gaza City, the headquarters of the US news agency The Associated Press and the pan-Arab chain Al Jazeera in an Israeli bomb attack.

Netanyahu asks for “time” and assures that he has the support of the international community
Netanyahu asks for “time” and assures that he has the support of the international community

The White House declaration is also rich in Biden’s support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian dispute in order to achieve “dignity, security, freedom and economic opportunity for the Palestinian people”.

Back to the meeting of the Israeli government, the meeting took place behind closed doors and, according to official sources, under the anonymity to the Hebrew media, it only emerged that the possibility of declaring the armistice was not fully discussed.

Hours earlier, the Israeli Prime Minister had deemed the IDF attack on Gaza Strip to be “just and moral” and expressed his intention to continue to respond “vigorously” to rocket fire from the Islamic Resistance Movement. Hamas) over Israel.

In a televised statement, Netanyahu believed the level of tension between Palestinians and Israelis began when Hamas fired rockets on Jerusalem in “a totally unprovoked attack,” according to The Times of Israel.

“Israel has responded vigorously to these attacks and will continue to respond vigorously,” he said before pointing out that there are “a few days of struggle” left.

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