The US firmly backed Israel and condemned Palestinian terror groups Saturday after 400 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip.
“The United States strongly condemns the ongoing barrage of rocket attacks by Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad from Gaza upon innocent civilians and their communities across Israel. We call on those responsible for the violence to cease this aggression immediately,” State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.
“We stand with Israel and fully support its right to self defense against these abhorrent attacks,” she added.
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