Wednesday, May 29, 2024
spot_img

Netanyahu: Israel in existential struggle against ‘Hamas monsters’

Date:

Share post:

spot_img
spot_img

Shillong, May 13: As Israel marks Memorial Day on Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the war in Gaza is a battle for Israel’s continuing existence.

“The war is about: it’s either us, Israel, or them, the Hamas monsters,” he said during the Memorial Day ceremony on Mount Herzl, where Israel’s main military cemetery is located.

“Either existence, freedom, security and prosperity or extinction, massacre, rape and subjugation.”

Seven months on from Hamas’ unprecedented attack on Israel and Israel’s ferocious military response in Gaza, Netanyahu vowed that Israel was “determined to win this battle” and that the enemy will “continue to pay a high price for its evil deeds.”

A victory over Hamas would mean bringing all the hostages home, Netanyahu continued. Such a victory would “secure our existence and our future.” (IANS)

spot_img
spot_img

Related articles

Navigating the world of social media

Editor, The editorial “Social media bubble” (ST 28 May 2024) has touched upon an essential aspect of our modern...

People’s power will prevail

The cacophony of the high-voltage general election campaign ends on May 29, after a frenetic run for two...

How indigenous peoples were viewed in ancient India

By Bhogtoram Mawroh In India, indigenous peoples (IPs) are termed Scheduled Tribes, and they have been given special provisions...

CUET is necessary

By Benjamin Lyngdoh After the arrangements for the ‘pen and paper mode’ Common University Entrance Test (CUET) Under...