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US plane with first batch of ammunition lands in Israel

MOSCOW, Oct 11 The US plane delivered the first since the beginning of the exacerbation a shipment of ammunition to Israel, the press service of the Israel Defense Forces reported.
“”The first plane with American ammunition landed in Israel. A plane with modern ammunition landed in the evening at the Nabatim base. The ammunition is designed to be capable of delivering significant strikes and organizing additional scenarios. We are grateful for American support and assistance to the IDF in particular and the State of Israel in general during this difficult period,” the statement said.
Earlier, in a statement, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney said that a bill was introduced in the US Congress to provide military assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome anti-aircraft missile systems worth $2 billion. In addition, on Tuesday, the American aircraft carrier Gerald Ford with a strike group arrived in the eastern Mediterranean amid the escalation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

On the morning of October 7, Israel was subjected to an unprecedented missile attack from the Gaza Strip. Hamas fighters then entered the border areas in southern Israel.

The military wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement, the Al-Qassam Brigades, announced Operation Al-Aqsa Flood against Israel. The Israel Defense Forces announced the launch of Operation Iron Swords against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an address to the nation, said that the country was in a state of war and said that he had ordered a widespread mobilization of reserves. The Israeli military is clearing populated areas.
The death toll in Israel as a result of the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has exceeded 1,000, the Israeli Embassy in the United States reported on Tuesday. According to the latest data from the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the death toll as a result of Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip has risen to 900.

Al-Qassam Brigades said they had captured dozens of Israeli soldiers. Later, a member of the Hamas Politburo, Musa Abu Marzuk, reported that more than 100 Israeli citizens, including high-ranking military personnel, were captured and held in the Gaza Strip.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated the urgent need to stop the bloodshed between Israel and Palestine and called on the parties to stop hostilities. According to him, a solution to the Palestinian problem is possible only on the basis of UN Security Council resolutions, which presuppose the coexistence of two states.
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict, associated with the territorial interests of the parties, has been a source of tension and clashes in the region for many decades. A UN decision with the active role of the USSR in 1947 determined the creation of two states – Israel and Palestine, but only the Israeli one was created. Israel, while declaring agreement with the two-state principle, did not completely liberate the Palestinian territories.


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