‘ US Appropriations Committee Awards Financial Support for Iron Dome of $621.6 Million ‘

#AceWorldNewsUNITED STATES (Washington) – July 16 – The US Congress showed tangible support for long-time ally Israel as Gazan terrorists fired rockets Tuesday, backing a measure that would double the amount of money for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system reported Times of Israel.

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The Senate Appropriations defence subcommittee approved a defence spending bill on Tuesday that would provide $621.6 million for Israeli missile defence, including $351 million for the Iron Dome system that intercepts short-range rockets and mortars.

In the latest hostilities between Israel and Hamas, Iron Dome has been successful in shooting down rockets and preventing Israeli deaths.

“It works,” said Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat and chairman of the subcommittee.

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