Starlink requires ‘Israeli’ approval to operate in Gaza: Minister


Published: 2023-11-27 11:24

Last Updated: 2024-02-29 21:37

Starlink requires ‘Israeli’ approval to operate in Gaza: Minister
Starlink requires ‘Israeli’ approval to operate in Gaza: Minister

In a commendatory message, the Israeli Occupation Minister of Communications and Member of Knesset, on behalf of the Likud faction, extended his congratulations to Elon Musk for "reaching a principle understanding with the Ministry of Communications under his leadership."

This agreement stipulates that the operation of Starlink satellite units in Israeli Occupation, including the Gaza Strip, requires "explicit approval" from the Ministry of Communications.

The minister emphasized the strategic significance of this understanding, "particularly in the context of the ongoing efforts of the State of Israel against groups like Hamas and ISIS."

The minister also stressed the "global importance of collaborations that strive for a better world, free from malevolence and anti-Semitism."

He noted that such endeavors are crucial for "the well-being of future generations."

Expressing 'warm hospitality,' the minister welcomed Elon Musk to Israeli Occupation and "hopes that his time in the country will provide valuable insights."

Additionally, he anticipated that this collaboration will serve as a catalyst for future projects and contribute to
"strengthening Musk's connection with the Jewish people and the shared values they hold with the rest of the world."