Netanyahu denies joint session address will happen on proposed June 13 date: Report

Netanyahu denies joint session address will happen on proposed June 13 date: Report


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s office has rejected a proposed date to deliver a joint session of Congress on June 13, a long-awaited speech that will likely heighten tensions on Capitol Hill over Israel’s war in Gaza.

Despite earlier reports that Netanyahu would deliver his address on Thursday next week, his office told the Washington Examiner that an exact date has not been set.

If Netanyahu delivered his address on June 13, it would fall when President Joe Biden is expected to be out of the country to attend the G7 summit in Italy.

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His office told Axios that the speech cannot happen on the proposed date because it falls on the second day of the Jewish holiday Shavuot.

The Israeli prime minister was invited on Friday last week by

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