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Biden warns he will withhold more weapons if Israel invades Rafah

US President Joe Biden said he would halt further deliveries of assault weapons to Israel if the country goes ahead with a ground invasion of Rafah, labeling the potential loss of civilian lives as “simply wrong”.

“We will continue to ensure that Israel is secure in terms of Iron Dome and their ability to respond to attacks that have recently come out of the Middle East,” Biden said in an interview with CNN on Wednesday. wrong. We are not going to – we are not going to supply the weapons and artillery shells.”

The comments came after the US halted deliveries of about 3,500 bombs to Israel – including 2,000-pound (900-kilogram) explosives that could cause massive collateral damage in the Gaza Strip’s densely populated southern city of Rafah – amid growing frustration over the Prime Minister. Benjamin Netanyahu’s Warfare in the Area.

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