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PM Netanyahu: "No ICC action will impact Israel’s iron clad determination to achieve the goals of our war" | Watch

The Prime Minister gave a defiant speech in the face of arrest warrants possibly being issued for senior Israeli officials on the grounds of alleged war crimes.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressing the threat of ICC warrants.. (Screenshot of GPO footage.)

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu released a statement today (Tuesday) condemning the reported intention of the International Criminal Court to issue arrest warrants for senior Israeli officials for alleged war crimes in Gaza.

In his statement, Netanyahu said "International bodies like the ICC arose in the wake of the Holocaust committed against the Jewish people. They were set up to prevent such horrors, to prevent future genocides."

Yet now the International Court is trying to put Israel in the dock. It's trying to put us in the dock as we defend ourselves against genocidal terrorists and regimes, Iran of course, that openly works to destroy the one and only Jewish state."

Branding Israel's leaders and soldiers as war criminals will pour jet fuel on the fires of antisemitism, those fires that are already raging on the campuses of America and across capitals around the world."

Watch the whole statement here (Source: Government Press Office):

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