Prime and defense minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to cut short his US trip and cancel his AIPAC speech on Monday, after a rocket from Gaza hit central Israel.
“There was a criminal attack on the state of Israel, and we will respond with force,” the prime minister told the press in a video statement.
“In light of the security events, I decided to shorten my visit to the US. In a few hours, I will meet with president Trump, and immediately return to Israel to conduct our operations closely,” Netanyahu added.
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