JERUSALEM, Israel – Gilad Erdan, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, called Saturday night for the resignation of the head of UNRWA, the U.N. agency responsible for Palestinian refugees, who claimed “we didn’t know” about Hamas terror tunnels running underneath the UNRWA headquarters in Gaza.
Posting on X, Erdan wrote, “It’s not that you didn’t know, it’s that you didn’t WANT to know. We exposed terror tunnels under UNRWA schools and supplied evidence that Hamas’ exploits UNRWA. We implored you to carry out a comprehensive search of all UNRWA facilities in Gaza. But not only did you refuse, you chose to stick your head in the sand.”
Erdan continued, calling for UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini to step down. “Take responsibility and resign today! Every day we find more proof that in Gaza the UN=Hamas and vice versa. Anything the UN says or claims about Gaza cannot be trusted,” he declared.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau showed visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken photos of the tunnel in the Rimon neighborhood of Gaza City last week, according to a report in Israel Hayom.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) also uncovered evidence that UNRWA was providing electricity to Hamas terrorists through a shared electric infrastructure. One of the tunnels ran from
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