Monday, June 17, 2024

Biden confirms Netanyau did not oppose independent Palestinian state

President Joe Biden has spoken to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau on the possibility of creating an independent Palestinian state with one path involiving a non-militarized government.

In what was the first call with the Prime Minister in over a month, White House confirmed that the talks were centered on the ongoing Israel strikes in Gaza.

White House also confirmed that President Joe Biden has been postponing the call for sometime now until when Netanyau announced that he was against a Palestine state that will not guarantee the safety of Israel.

Biden also confirmed the discussions on whether he will consider aid to Israel was open given the discussion and a number of possibility in their talks.

Also discussed between the two leaders was how Israel will secure those captives being held by Hamas and also conduct targeted strikes that will ensure humanitarian activities are conducted with ease.

“The president also discussed his vision for a more durable peace and security for Israel fully integrated within the region and a two state-solution with Israel’s security guaranteed,” said White House

It is on record that Biden has been pushing for reduced number of Palestine deaths even as he maintains his support for Israel.

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