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Biden Admin Charged with Pressuring Israel to Surrender to Hezbollah over Maritime Dispute

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The Biden administration has been accused of pressuring Israel to concede to the Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group’s demands in resolving a maritime border dispute between Israel and its neighboring state Lebanon.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) accused the White House of urging Israel to give up territory.

“I am deeply troubled that Biden officials pressured our Israeli allies to hand over their territory to the Iran-controlled terrorist group Hezbollah,” he tweeted. “Another topic for the next Republican Congress to investigate.”

Hezbollah, designated as a terrorist organisation by the United States, Israel, UK, and other western states, has overwhelming power within the Lebanese government, which is viewed as an Iranian puppet government.

Former President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, also slammed the emerging deal brokered by the U.S.

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