MEA – In a speech on Thursday evening, US President Joe Biden said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed him that the ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian factions would begin in less than two hours.
Biden added that the United States is committed to working with the United Nations on humanitarian support for the Gaza Strip.
In a speech, he praised the Egyptian efforts regarding the ceasefire between the Palestinian factions and Israel.
In a related context, the US President stated that he had assured Netanyahu that Washington would strengthen the Israeli Iron Dome system, which helped repel Hamas missiles.
The White House has confirmed that President Joe Biden’s administration believes that “the Israelis have achieved important military objectives and are in the position to begin ending the operations in Gaza.”
Yesterday, Thursday, the Cabinet approved a decision to cease fire in the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening.