Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prome minister vows to keep in with attacks against Hanas as he rejects Biden’s call for significant de-escalation in Gaza conflict.
He made this view in Wednesday, May19, as he promise to continue a firce military offensive in the Gaza Strip. He is also rejecting calls from U.S President Joe Biden to deescalate the situation which has left hundreds dead.
Since the fighting began last week, Netanyahu’s comments marked the first public rift between US and Israel.
The rify between Israel and Hanas began May10 when the militant group fired long r age rockets towards Jerusalem after days if clashes between Palestinian protesters na Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, a flashpintbsite sacred to Jews and Muslims.
After that day, Israel had pounded Gaza with hundreds of airstrikes it says are targeting Hamas and in turn, Hamas and other militant groups in residential areas have fired more than 3,700 rockets at Israel cities with hundreds falling.
At least 227 Palestinians have been killed, including 64 children and 38 women, with 1,620 people wounded.
At least 58,000 palestine slave fled their homes.