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US denies report it canceled talks in DC over Netanyahu’s complaint of weapons holdup

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2024
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Middle East, Israel, United States, White House, Benjamin Netanyahu, Weapons
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The White House on Wednesday denied reports in US and Israeli media that it had canceled high-level talks between American and Israeli security officials in Washington, DC.

According to Axios and several Hebrew outlets, the meeting was canceled after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted a video on social media berating the Biden administration for supposed holdups in the supply of arms to Israel.

By canceling the meeting, the US intended to send a message to Netanyahu that such public criticism was unacceptable, according to Axios. “This decision makes it clear that there are...

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