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Gallant: We can’t say ‘no’ to the US on humanitarian aid given how much they do for us

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant briefs NATO counterparts on October 12, 2023 (Elad Malka/Defense Ministry)
Defense Minister Yoav Gallant briefs NATO counterparts on October 12, 2023 (Elad Malka/Defense Ministry)

Lawmakers in the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee have leaked selected quotes from a meeting earlier this week during the Gaza war to Channel 12.

During the meeting, Defense Minister Yaov Gallant was pressed on why the government agreed to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza from Egypt before the hostages have been returned.

“The Americans insisted and we are not in a place where we can refuse them. We rely on them for planes and military equipment. What are we supposed to do? Tell them no?” Gallant responds

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