Joe Biden spoke with the Palestinian president and demanded that the terrorist group

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source: aninews.in

Joe Biden spoke with the Palestinian president and demanded that the terrorist group Hamas stop firing rockets at Israel.

The US president maintained his first telephone communication with Mahmoud Abbas amid the crisis in the Middle East. An envoy of the US president will meet with the Palestinian next Monday.

US President Joe Biden spoke with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday to brief him on Washington's "diplomatic efforts" during the escalating war in Gaza and on "the need to stop Hamas from firing rockets at Israel." emphasized.

The White House said in a statement that the two leaders discussed the current tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank and expressed the wish that Jerusalem is a place of peaceful coexistence for people of all faiths and backgrounds. ۔

This is the first dialogue with Abbas since Biden took office earlier this year, the sixth day of an exchange of fire between Israeli and Palestinian militias in the Gaza Strip and the arrival of a US ambassador seeking mediation. To achieve a ceasefire.

US President Joe Biden spoke with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday to brief him on Washington's "diplomatic efforts" during the escalating war in Gaza and on "the need to stop Hamas from firing rockets at Israel. 

The White House said in a statement, The two leaders discussed the current tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank and shared the desire that Jerusalem is a place of peaceful coexistence for people of all faiths and backgrounds. 

The president reaffirmed Israel's right to defend itself against rocket attacks by Hamas and other terrorist groups in Gaza. The president condemned the unprovoked attacks on Israeli cities and towns, "the White House said in a statement.

Biden grieved that the lives of Israelis and Palestinians, including children, were in danger these days and proved concerned about the need to protect journalists and strengthen their protection.

This week, the Israeli army bombed the Al-Jalaa Tower in Gaza, causing the building to collapse, where the AP agency's offices were located, and Al Jazeera China and other media outlets. The program was broadcast live on several international television networks. According to the Israeli military, the building contained military assets belonging to the Hamas military intelligence.

Biden and Netanyahu exchanged fire in the Gaza Strip between Israeli and Palestinian militias on the sixth day.