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Biden Tells Netanyahu He Backs “Ceasefire” In Israel-Palestinian Conflict

Joe Biden “encouraged Israel to make every effort to ensure the protection of innocent civilians”. (File)


US President Joe Biden instructed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday that he backs having a ceasefire within the bloody exchanges between Israelis and Palestinians, however he stopped wanting brazenly demanding a truce.

In a telephone name with the Israeli prime minister, “the president expressed his support for a ceasefire and discussed US engagement with Egypt and other partners towards that end,” the White House stated.

Biden has to this point resisted becoming a member of different world leaders and far of his personal Democratic celebration in calling for an instantaneous ceasefire in Israel.

In an announcement, the White House stated Biden reiterated what has been his essential message to this point: “his firm support for Israel’s right to defend itself against indiscriminate rocket attacks.”

Biden “encouraged Israel to make every effort to ensure the protection of innocent civilians,” the assertion stated.

But the White House has steered away from condemning any facet of the continuing Israeli army strikes, saying that the shut US ally is justified in responding forcefully to Hamas rocket volleys.

Officials have prompt that extra important views are being relayed in personal.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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