Israel’s Netanyahu in Uganda to start 4-nation Africa tour

July 4, 2016 11:26 AM

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Israel’s Netanyahu in Uganda to start 4-nation Africa tour

KAMPALA, Uganda — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country’s raid on Uganda’s Entebbe airport 40 years ago, in which his brother was killed, “changed the course” of his life.

Speaking shortly after his arrival in Uganda, Netanyahu praised Israel’s commando raid on the airport which freed Israeli hostages from a hijacked plane. “International terrorism suffered a stinging defeat,” from the mission in July 1976.

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