Netanyahu defends war record after protest by bereaved parents

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has refused to sanction an inquiry into the 2014 Gaza warIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defended his leadership in the build-up to the 2014 war in Gaza after protests by parents of soldiers killed. Speaking at an event to mark two years since the conflict Tuesday, Netanyahu was heckled by two fathers of soldiers who accused him of seeking to monopolise power. A number of parents of the 67 Israeli soldiers killed in the 2014 Gaza war with Hamas and other factions have lent their support to calls for an independent inquiry into the conflict, with Netanyahu’s government accused of being unprepared for Hamas’s tunnels at the time.

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