Don't lecture Israel about aiding needy Syrians, defiant Netanyahu says

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu late Sunday defiantly rejected accusations that Israel was guilty of displaying indifference to the plight of Syrian refugees.
In a special glass-raising ceremony with Likud members to honor the upcoming Rosh Hashanah holiday, the premier said it was Israel that was the first to extend a helping hand to needy Syrians.
"I don't accept the argument that Israel hasn't shown empathy for the suffering of people around us," Netanyahu said.
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