Israel Hamas war United States approves a sale quotEmergencyquot Shells

Israel Hamas war: United States approves a sale "Emergency" Shells to Israel for $147.5 million

The United States will supply 155mm grenades and military equipment to Israel, according to a statement from the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, a federal agency.

According to a press release from the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, a federal agency particularly responsible for American military sales to foreign countries, as part of this action, the United States authorized an “emergency” sale of shells to Israel without congressional approval it has been waging against Hamas since the October 7 attack.

The sale amount is 147.5 million, reports BFMTV. The press release states that in addition to the 155 mm grenades, all kinds of military equipment will also be delivered to the IDF.

To justify himself, Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized “the existence of an emergency requiring this immediate sale to the Israeli government.” On December 9, the American government had already approved military aid to Israel through the sale of almost 14,000 tank shells to support the country in its war against the Palestinian Islamist movement.

A few days later, on December 18, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “We will continue to provide Israel with the equipment you need to defend your country, Mr. Prime Minister, including critical ammunition, tactical vehicles, etc.” Air defense systems.”