Itamar Ben-Gvir, Israel’s national security minister, responded to criticism of US President Joe Biden’s handling of the crisis in judicial reform. Ben-Gvir stated that Israel is an independent country and not another star on the US flag, and that its decisions are based on the will of its people without being influenced by external pressure.
Joe Biden says he cares about Israel
US President Joe Biden has expressed “great concern” about judicial reform in Israel.
For this reason, he has declared that he will invite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House sometime soon.
However, Israel’s Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir responded to these critical determinations.
In an interview with Galei Tzahal Ben-Gvir declared that Israel is an independent country and not another star on the American flag. He explained that he respects the democratic system of the United States of America, but he understands that Israel must make its own decisions of its own people, without being influenced by external influences.
Education Minister Joab Kisch also responded to Biden’s criticism. He stated that everyone respects the American president and his position in any Israeli matter, but in the end, Israel is the sovereign nation and its decisions are made here.
Netanyahu about the situation
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized Biden. He noted that he has known the US president for more than 40 years and that his commitment to Israel includes In addition, he emphasized that the treaty between Israel and the United States of America is unbreakable and that opportunities will always overcome disagreements.
Netanyahu emphasized that his administration is committed to strengthening democracy and restoring the proper balance between the three powers of the state. But above all, he confirmed that Israel is a sovereign country that makes its decisions based on the will of its people and does not rely on external pressure.