US President Joe Biden admitted on Saturday that Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is in the Middle East, is working on the issue of ensuring a humanitarian break in the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Biden believes progress has been made on this issue.
President USA he was asked about it as he left the church in Delaware. He only replied that progress had been made, but did not want to reveal details.
Netanyahu on a temporary ceasefire
On Friday, the AP agency reported that the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu opposed growing U.S. pressure for a humanitarian pause in the nearly month-long war with Hamas in order to protect civilians and allow for more aid to the Gaza Strip.
During his meeting with Blinken, he said there would be no temporary ceasefire until about 240 hostages held by Hamas were released.
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