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Israel says Biden threat to stop arms ‘very disappointing’ – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The ambassador of Israel to the United Nations expressed disappointment on Thursday regarding the threat from US President Joe Biden to halt specific arms supplies to Israel in case of an invasion of the densely populated Gaza city of Rafah."This is a difficult and very disappointing statement to hear from a president to whom we have been grateful since the beginning of the war," Gilad Erdan told Israeli public broadcaster Kan radio, in Israel's first reaction to Biden's warning.Israel has defied international objections by sending in tanks and conducting "targeted raids' in the border city, which it says is home to Hamas's last remaining battalions -- but is also crowded with displaced Palestinian civilians."If they go into Rafah, I'm not supplying the weapons that have been...