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Israel Set To Proceed With Ground Offensive On Rafah In Southern Gaza

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 12 Feb 2024, 12:06PM
Israeli soldiers near the border with the Gaza Strip. Photo / AP
Israeli soldiers near the border with the Gaza Strip. Photo / AP

Israel Set To Proceed With Ground Offensive On Rafah In Southern Gaza

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 12 Feb 2024, 12:06PM

Israel looks set to proceed with its ground offensive on Rafah in southern Gaza, despite a lack of support from western allies.

Correspondent Gavin Grey told Mike Hosking the US wants Israel to come up with a plan for protecting the safety of the civilian population, before the military advance begins.

Foreign Minister Winston Peters says our government is "extremely concerned" about the potential humanitarian consequences.

 

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