Fifty-six Democratic members of the US Congress have penned a letter to US President Joe Biden and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, calling on them to withhold the transfer of offensive arms to Israel, following the deaths of World Central Kitchen workers earlier this month.

Announcing the move on social media, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) wrote, "Big news! Our letter to withhold offensive arms transfers to Israel picked up steam today. We added 16 signers for our final push - 56 Members of Congress total. A shift is underway!"

"The Israeli airstrike that killed seven WCKitchen aid workers, including an American citizen, was absolutely horrifying and unacceptable," Pocan wrote.

"Today, I called on the Biden Admin to withhold offensive arms transfers to Israel with Rep. McGovern, Jan Schakowsky, and 37 other colleagues."... Read More: Arutz-7