Biden Tells Netanyahu He Supports a Cease-Fire With Hamas

Biden Tells Netanyahu He Supports a Cease-Fire With Hamas Biden Tells Netanyahu He Supports a Cease-Fire With Hamas (Dreamstime)

Jordan Fabian Monday, 17 May 2021 05:47 PM

President Joe Biden said he would support a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas during a Monday phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

It's the most significant U.S. step yet to end their violent conflict.

“The President expressed his support for a ceasefire and discussed U.S. engagement with Egypt and other partners towards that end,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement describing the call.

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