On a name with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Biden additionally shared his “grave concern” about intercommunal violence inside Israel and escalating tensions within the West Financial institution
President Joe Biden has expressed “sturdy help” for Israel’s strikes in Gaza in retaliation for Hamas missile assaults on its territory, however raised issues about civilian casualties and the safety of journalists, on a name with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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The White Home says Mr Biden on Saturday additionally shared his “grave concern” about intercommunal violence inside Israel and escalating tensions within the West Financial institution. Mr Biden and Mr Netanyahu additionally mentioned Jerusalem, with Mr Biden saying it ought to “be a spot of peaceable coexistence for individuals of all faiths and backgrounds.”
Mr Biden additionally held his first name since taking workplace with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to debate the violence, wherein he referred to as for Hamas, the PA’s rival, to cease firing rockets into Israel.
The White Home says Mr Biden “expressed his help for steps to allow the Palestinian individuals to benefit from the dignity, safety, freedom, and financial alternative that they deserve” and highlighted the resumption of U.S. assist to the Palestinians beneath his administration.