Netanyahu Claims US Arms Shipments to Israel Have Dropped, Despite Washington’s Denials

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated claims of a significant decrease in arms and ammunition shipments from the United States to Israel, a concern that arises just days after US officials denied any such withholding. This statement came ahead of Israel’s Defense Minister Yoav Gallant’s scheduled talks in Washington, which are set to address the ongoing conflict. Netanyahu’s comments highlight ongoing tensions between the US and Israel’s right-wing government, particularly regarding the conflict’s impact on Gaza.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims a dramatic drop in US arms and ammunition shipments to Israel in recent months.
  • Netanyahu voiced these concerns publicly after alleging no change in the situation for months, despite repeated requests to US officials to expedite shipments.
  • US officials have denied any issues with arms shipments to Israel, stating they are not aware of any withholding.
  • The claims come as Israel’s Defense Minister Yoav Gallant is set to visit Washington for talks concerning the ongoing conflict.
  • Tensions between the US and Israel’s right-wing government have been exacerbated by disagreements over the handling of the conflict in Gaza, including concerns over the surging death toll.

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