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The US confirms having authorized a brand new cargo of weapons to Israel, however earlier than the assault on the WCK convoy

The United States authorized a brand new cargo of weapons to Israel, which incorporates greater than 2,000 small and medium-sized bombs, earlier than the Israeli assault that on April 1 killed seven volunteers from the NGO World Central Kitchen (WCK), of the Spanish chef José Andrés, a senior US official has confirmed to Efe.

The authorization got here regardless of stress on the White House to cease these transfers within the face of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.

According to The Washington Post, which was the primary to report the information, the brand new switch of bombs was authorized on Monday, however earlier than the Israeli assault on the WCK convoy.

The White House has been criticized for its continued army help for the Israeli authorities of Benjamin Netanyahu for its offensive in Gaza, notably by human rights organizations, the Arab and Muslim neighborhood within the United States and a few legislators and staff within the Administration.

The aforementioned US official defined that the brand new bombs correspond to a army bundle beforehand approved by Congress and won’t be delivered to Israel till the top of this 12 months or subsequent. (Efe)