Israeli leaders continue to raise their rhetoric when justifying the massacre of civilians in the Gaza Strip.
247 – Israeli President Isaac Herzog said on Friday that all citizens of the Gaza Strip are responsible for the attack carried out by Hamas in Israel last weekend, which left more than 1,200 people dead.
“It is an entire nation that is responsible,” Herzog said at a news conference on Friday. HuffPost. “This rhetoric, which civilians were not aware of, and were not involved in, is not true. This is not true at all. They could have stood up. They could have fought against this evil regime that took over Gaza in a coup.”
When a journalist asked Herzog to clarify whether he meant that because Gazans did not remove Hamas from power, “that implicitly makes them legitimate targets,” the Israeli president said: “No, I did not say that.”
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But then he said, “When you have a missile in your fucking kitchen and you want to shoot me, am I allowed to defend myself?”
At another point in the press conference, Herzog offered a different view, saying: “Of course there are many, many innocent Palestinians who do not agree with this – but unfortunately, in their homes, there are missiles being fired at us, and at my house.” children.”
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva appealed to the President of Israel to ensure that there is no shortage of water, food and medicine for the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip.
In total, 2,215 people were killed in the Israeli raids on Gaza, which followed the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, which killed 1,300 people.
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