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Russia: Israel has no right to defend itself against Hamas

(JNS) — Israel does not have the right to defend itself, Russia’s representative to the United Nations said on Wednesday.

The United States and its allies are hypocritical for talking “about Israel’s alleged right for self-defense, which, as an occupying state, it does not have, as was confirmed by the [U.N.’s] International Court [of Justice] consultative ruling in 2004,” Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya told a U.N. General Assembly special session on the Israel-Hamas war.

Israel declared war on Hamas after thousands of terrorists from Gaza stormed across the border on Oct. 7, murdering at least 1,...

 

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