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US Strongly Supports Israel's Efforts to Defend Herself

John Bolton and PM Netanyahu (Photo: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

As Israel works to discover and destroy the terror tunnels that Hezbollah has been digging, her greatest ally has her back. Israel Hayom reports that American National Security Adviser John Bolton spoke out in support of Operation Northern Shield, calling on Hezbollah to end its creation of attack tunnels and for Iran to stop its regional aggression against the Jewish state:

National Security Adviser John Bolton said, "The U.S. strongly supports Israel's efforts to defend its sovereignty, and we call on Hezbollah to stop tunneling into Israel and to refrain from escalation and violence.

"More broadly, we call on Iran and all of its agents to stop their regional aggression and provocation, which pose an unacceptable threat to Israeli and regional security," he tweeted.

U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt also took to Twitter to express his support for the IDF's operation, writing, "We strongly support Israel's efforts to defend itself, and we call on Hezbollah to halt all provocative behavior immediately and refrain from escalation and violence. We also call upon Iran and its proxies to stop their provocative and dangerous actions.

"We stand with Israel," he said...

Tags: Hezbollah , US-Israel Relations , Iran

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