US senators from the Democratic Party are going to ask the administration of President Joe Biden to postpone the implementation of the decision on the sale of precision weapons to Israel. This is reported on Tuesday from Washington, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, citing sources.
The publication notes that the initiative to suspend and review the decision on the sale of weapons is intended to be made by Democratic senators from the Committee on Foreign Affairs. They had previously held an emergency meeting on the matter. The Democrats ‘ concerns are that the implementation of the deal in its current form, against the backdrop of an escalation in the Arab-Israeli conflict zone, could harm the US presidential administration. On May 17, The Washington Post reported that the Biden administration approved the sale of $735 million worth of precision weapons to Israel. According to its sources, Congress received the notification on May 5 – a few days before the start of the exchange of rocket attacks between