An email sent by US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman dismissed accusations that the IDF was guilty of human rights violations, saying, “it would be against [US] national interests” to limit military aid to Israel.
An emergency session in the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday will vote on a resolution that would condemn Israel for using excessive force in protecting its southern border from Hamas-led riots.
‘I urge the members of the Security Council to exercise at least as much scrutiny of the actions of the Hamas terrorist group as it does Israel’s legitimate right of self-defense,’ said Ambassador Haley.
‘The United States, and by affiliation Louisiana, have benefited in innumerable ways from our deep friendship with Israel,’ said Governor Edwards. ‘Any effort to boycott Israel is an affront to this longstanding relationship.’