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US to 'fully back' Israel if war erupts with Hezbollah

(JNS) — Senior U.S. officials have assured Israel that Washington is prepared to “fully back” its ally in the event of a further escalation on the northern border, CNN reported on Friday, citing a Biden administration official.

The Biden administration would offer Israel the security assistance it needs to fight Hezbollah, the senior official stated, adding, however, that the U.S. would not deploy American troops on the ground in such a scenario.

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant took off for Washington overnight Saturday for meetings with top U.S. officials.

“The United States is our most...

 

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