Kerry affirms Israel’s right to defend self, says region must avoid further escalation

July 18, 2014   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: ,

In a phone conversation with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu late Thursday night, US Secretary of State John Kerry affirmed his “strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself” against terrorist acts, but he also emphasized avoiding further escalation.

Kerry further highlighted US support for the “restoration” of the 2012 cease-fire with Hamas, the US’s commitment to the Egyptian initiative as the way to do so, and the importance of Hamas agreeing to a cease-fire proposal…

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