The White House condemned Hamas, a terror organization, for its continued barrage of rockets at Israel, and supports Israel in this latest operation against terrorists in Gaza.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Netanyahu on Wednesday night spoke on the telephone with US President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and EU Foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton. He was also scheduled to speak with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
In his conversation with Obama and Biden, Netanyahu thanked them for taking the position that Israel had a right to defend itself.
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