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Donald Trump slams Netanyahu, claims Israel was not prepared for Hamas attack

Trump claimed in his deal with that he was revealing for the primary time that Israel had abruptly determined to not take part within the American assassination of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, who was killed on January 3, 2020, in an Iraqi drone strike on Trump’s orders Picture Courtesy Reuters

Former American President Donald Trump stated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unprepared for a Hamas assault that left greater than 1,300 individuals useless and dozens extra held hostage in Israel.

Netanyahu “has been hurt very badly” because of the incident, in response to Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, who was talking to Fox Information on Wednesday.

“He was not prepared. He was not prepared and Israel was not prepared. And under Trump, they wouldn’t have had to be prepared,” he stated, drawing criticism at residence and overseas.

He known as the Lebanese terrorist organisation Hezbollah, which, like Hamas in Gaza, is supported by Iran, “very smart” when addressing supporters in Florida.

“You know, Hezbollah is very smart,” Trump stated. “They’re all very smart.”

Israel was nonetheless burying its useless on Thursday from the devastating Hamas assault on Saturday, one of many worst in its 75-year historical past. In retaliation, it launched airstrikes on Gaza that resulted within the deaths of at the very least 1,400 Palestinians.

Andrew Bates, a spokesperson for the White Home, described the remarks as “dangerous and unhinged,” whereas a number of of Trump’s Republican rivals criticised him for criticising a U.S. accomplice throughout a disaster.

Trump’s phrases, in response to Israeli Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi, demonstrated his lack of dependability.

It’s “shameful that a man like that, a former U.S. president, abets propaganda and disseminates things that wound the spirit of Israel’s fighters and its citizens,” Karhi advised Israel’s Channel 13.

Trump claimed in his deal with that he was revealing for the primary time that Israel had abruptly determined to not take part within the American assassination of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, who was killed on January 3, 2020, in an Iraqi drone strike on Trump’s orders.

The evening earlier than the operation, Israel, in response to Trump, knowledgeable the USA that it had determined not to participate. Trump claimed that Israeli officers had not given a justification for his or her selection.

“I’ll never forget that Bibi Netanyahu let us down. That was a very terrible thing,” Trump stated, utilizing Netanyahu’s nickname.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, certainly one of Trump’s rivals within the Republican main, criticised the outgoing president.

“(It) is absurd that anyone, much less someone running for President, would choose now to attack our friend and ally, Israel,” DeSantis wrote on social media late on Wednesday.

Trump and Netanyahu have been tight throughout Trump’s tenure as president, however rifts have emerged of their previously unbreakable bond.

(With company inputs)

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