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‘We will fight with our fingernails’ says Netanyahu after US threat to curb arms



Israeli prime minister says country can ‘stand alone’ but later says he hopes US and Israel can overcome differencesBenjamin Netanyahu has vowed that Israel will stand alone and “fight with our fingernails” in defiance of US threats to further restrict arms deliveries if Israeli forces proceed with an offensive on the southern Gaza city of Rafah.Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, was speaking on Thursday after Israeli and Hamas delegations left the ceasefire negotiations in Cairo. It was unclear whether the talks had broken down or simply paused. Hamas said early on Friday that the “ball is now completely” in Israel’s hands, while Israel has claimed that Hamas’ version of a deal fell far short of its requirements. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/may/09/we-will-fight-with-our-fingernails-says-netanyahu-after-us-threat-to-curb-arms

Author : Julian Borger in Washington and Jason Burke in Jerusalem

Publish date : 2024-05-10 04:10:01

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