Ignoring international warnings, Netanyahu approved the attack on Rafah

Last Updated on April 1, 2024 8:57 am

Despite international warnings, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally approved the plan to attack the southern Gaza city of Rafah. He announced the decision to approve this plan in a press conference on Sunday evening. News from Anadolu Agency.

“We approved the operational plan for the Rafah attack,” Netanyahu said at the press conference. At the time, he claimed Rafah as ‘the last stronghold of Hamas’.

The decision by the Israeli prime minister came despite growing regional and international warnings of catastrophic consequences for the region due to the attack on Rafah.

“We will enter Rafah and eliminate Hamas,” he added at the press conference. Without it there is no victory. We will enter the city despite opposition from US President Joe Biden. ‘

However, he also said that the Israeli government is working to evacuate the residents of Rafah before attacking it.

The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office announced the previous day that Netanyahu will undergo hernia surgery under general anesthesia on Sunday evening. During this time, the country’s deputy justice minister Yariv Levin will temporarily take over the duties of the prime minister.

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