Armed conflict between Israel and the Gaza Strip
The Pentagon intends to help Israel with the necessary military equipment so that the country has the means to defend itself. This was stated by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.
“The Pentagon will work to ensure Israel has the means to defend itself,” Austin said in a statement. He is quoted by an Israeli newspaper
Earlier, the Palestinian Hamas movement fired dozens of rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip. After which the military burst into Israeli territory. The Israeli Ministry of Health reported 545 casualties as a result of the military clashes. The Palestinian Ambassador to Moscow Abdel Hafiz Nofal said that peace between Palestine and Israel is possible only on the terms of the two-state principle.