Biden arrived in Tel Aviv, Israel, this morning, and spoke to the press with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
– I feel very sorry and cursed after the explosion that occurred in Gaza yesterday. Based on what I’ve seen, it looks like this was done by the “other team”, not you. But Biden says there are a lot of people who aren’t sure.
This is believed to prove that they were not behind the terrorist attack:
At the same time, Biden says he promises that Israel will get the support it needs to defend itself.
Watch Biden’s statement around 3:05 in this clip:
Biden also says Hamas’ attacks on Israel were crimes that make ISIS look rational.
Israel says the explosion was caused by a Palestinian rocket that fell earlier than expected. Hamas rejects this.
Netanyahu thanked the guest for his “absolute” support after the Hamas attack on Israel a week and a half ago. 1,400 Israelis were killed, most of them civilians.
Biden noted that there were 31 Americans among the dead, and said that Hamas’ attacks on Israel were crimes that make ISIS appear rational.
The Israeli Prime Minister said that the civilized world must stand together to fight Hamas, calling on countries to stand behind Israel in what he described as a war “between the forces of civilization and the forces of barbarism.”
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