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Isaac Herzog, the Israeli president, has stated that “there is nothing more atrocious and preposterous” than the lawsuit filed within the International Court of Justice (ICJ) accusing Israel of genocide towards Palestinians in its Gaza offensive.

The case, introduced by South Africa, is because of start hearings on Thursday. Proceedings

will give attention to the civilians amongst the 23,000 folks that Gaza well being authorities say have been killed within the three-month-long battle between Israel and Hamas.

Speaking to visiting Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, Mr Herzog accused South Africa of hypocrisy for bringing the case and thanked Washington for its assist of Israel, which says it makes utmost efforts to keep away from civilian casualties in Gaza.

“Actually our enemies, Hamas, in their charter, call for the destruction of our nation, the State of Israel – the only nation-state of the Jewish people,” Mr Herzog stated.

“We will be there at the International Court of Justice and will present proudly our case of using self-defence under our most inherent right under international humanitarian law.”