responds to Hamas invitation

259 responds to Hamas invitation

It “appears a bit harmful” to go to Gaza proper now, the US billionaire has stated

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has declined an invite by a senior Hamas official to tour Gaza to see the fallout of the relentless Israeli assaults on the Palestinian enclave. The US billionaire just lately paid a go to to Israel throughout which he agreed that the nation had no different alternative however to destroy Hamas.

On Tuesday, Osama Hamdan, a member of the Hamas politburo, informed a press convention in Beirut, Lebanon, that the Palestinian armed group can be glad to point out Musk “the extent of the massacres and destruction dedicated in opposition to the individuals of Gaza, in compliance with the requirements of objectivity and credibility.” 

Requested by a person on X (previously Twitter) to touch upon the invitation, Musk replied that “[it] appears a bit harmful there proper now.” “However I do consider {that a} long-term affluent Gaza is nice for all sides,” he added.

The US tycoon’s remarks got here after Musk traveled to Israel on Monday, the place he met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Isaac Herzog, and walked by way of a kibbutz destroyed by Hamas.

He additionally had a dialog with Netanyahu throughout which he agreed with the latter’s stance on Hamas, arguing that “those that are intent on homicide have to be neutralized.” 

Musk’s journey to Israel got here after the billionaire discovered himself in sizzling water over accusations that he harbored “anti-Semitic” sentiments. Particularly, he emphatically concurred with one publish accusing Jewish individuals of “pushing the precise sort of dialectical hatred in opposition to whites that they declare to need individuals to cease utilizing in opposition to them.” 

He has additionally beforehand been at odds with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a Jewish advocacy group, which accused the mogul of permitting hate speech on X. Musk has denied the anti-Semitism allegations and has threatened to sue the group.

The battle, which erupted after Hamas’ assault on Israel on October 7, has induced 1000’s of casualties on each side, in addition to a humanitarian disaster and widespread devastation in Gaza. Because the hostilities intensified, tensions between pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli communities world wide have additionally surged.

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