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Statement by AmbProsor to the UN Security Council

Israel Under Fire - Operation Protective Edge


Since July 8, 2060 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza, aimed at indiscriminately at Israeli cities and civilians. IDF commences Operation Protective Edge to restore long term peace and security to Israeli civilians.

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Ambassador Ron Dermer is serving as Ambassador of Israel to the United States.

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  • 07.17.2014
    Question and answers from Ambassador Ron Dermer's #AskDermer Twitter Q&A on July 17.
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  • 07.13.2014
    Prime Minister Netanyahu outlined the objective of Operation Protective Edge on CBS Face the Nation: to restore long term quiet and security to Israeli civilians by seriously degrading Hamas and other terrorist groups' capabilities in Gaza.
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  • 07.13.2014
    Ambassador Dermer discusses Hamas' use of civilians as human shields, "This is the difference between Israel and Hamas – we use our missiles to protect our people, they use their people to protect missiles."
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  • 07.01.2014
    Amb. Dermer spoke to many reporters yesterday and today about the terrorist actions taken by members of Hamas that resulted in the death of three Israeli teens.
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  • 06.24.2014
    President Peres arrives in DC on Wednesday for his last trip to the US as President. Follow along on social media using #PeresUSA
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  • 06.23.2014
    Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke publicly this weekend about the kidnappings of Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali as well as the long-term consequences of President Abbas’s unity government with Hamas, a terrorist organization that calls for Israel’s dest ...
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