During a meeting with Biden, the Jordanian king demands a ceasefire in Gaza

During a meeting with Biden, the Jordanian king demands a ceasefire in Gaza


On Monday, Jordanian King Abdullah II called for an immediate and sustainable ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, and warned during a meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House that any Israeli ground attack on the crowded city of Rafah, located in the southern Gaza Strip, “will certainly result in a disaster.” A new humanity.” In turn, Biden referred to an agreement under discussion to stop hostilities “for at least six weeks.”

Jordanian King Abdullah II called on Monday for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, following talks with US President Joe Biden, who, for his part, indicated an agreement was under discussion to stop hostilities “for at least six weeks.”

Speaking at the White House, the US President reiterated the “must protect” Palestinian civilians in Rafah in the event that Israel launches a ground military operation in the city located in the southern Gaza Strip.

For his part, King Abdullah II said: “We need a sustainable and immediate ceasefire,” adding that any Israeli ground attack on the crowded city of Rafah, located in the southern Gaza Strip, “will certainly result in a new humanitarian catastrophe.”

In his first bilateral meeting with Biden since the attack, the Jordanian king said that the world “cannot bear (the consequences of) an Israeli attack” on Rafah, adding: “We cannot stand aside and allow this matter to continue.”
Like other Arab countries, Jordan calls for an end to the war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
The United States currently refuses to talk about stopping the war, and prefers to present the idea of ​​a long “truce”, with the release of the hostages who are still being held in Gaza.
The war between Israel and Hamas broke out on October 7, when Hamas fighters from the Gaza Strip, which the movement has controlled since 2007, launched an attack on southern Israel that killed more than 1,160 people, according to a count prepared by the French news agency based on Israeli figures. Official.

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