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Netanyahu defends use of force on Gaza border

AFP  |  Jerusalem 

Israeli defended the use of force on the border today after soldiers killed 52 Palestinians during protests and clashes coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in

"Every country has the obligation to defend its borders," Netanyahu said on

"The terror organisation declares its intention to destroy and send thousands to break through the border fence in order to achieve this aim. We will continue to act firmly in order to defend our sovereignty and our citizens.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 00:55 IST