Israeli ambassador thanks Trump for ‘unequivocal support’

Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer thanks the Trump administration for its “unequivocal support for Israel’s right to defend itself” against its enemies in the region.

In his tweet, Dermer notes that US support extends to Israeli operations against Hezbollah tunnels, Hamas rockets, Iran’s entrenchment in Syria and “all the other things that threaten the Jewish state.”

In a subsequent tweet, Dermer also thanks Egypt, Qatar and the United Nations for for their ongoing efforts to secure a long-term ceasefire deal in the Gaza Strip