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The Israeli military’s use of US-made white phosphorus bombs to attack Lebanon arouses concern from the White House | United News Network


Reuters reported that in October this yearIsraelThe use of US-made white phosphorus bombs in attacks on southern Lebanon has aroused concern from the US government.

White House spokesman John Kirby said on the 11th that the U.S. government is very concerned after reading the report and will learn more details from Israel later. “When the U.S. military provides weapons such as white phosphorus bombs, it only hopes to be used for legitimate military purposes.” … and comply with the law of armed conflict”.


White phosphorus bombs have “legitimate military uses” and can be used for lighting and creating smoke to conceal their whereabouts.

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said in this regard, “The Israel Defense Forces and national security services have always acted in accordance with international law, and they do now and will in the future.”

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