NewsBiden picked up the phone. Is Israel changing its mind?

Biden picked up the phone. Is Israel changing its mind?

Biden picked up the phone. He was talking to Netanyahu.
Biden picked up the phone. He was talking to Netanyahu.
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7:32 AM EDT, October 23, 2023, updated: 8:19 AM EDT, October 23, 2023

The President of the USA had a phone call with the Prime Minister of Israel. Joe Biden and Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the situation in the Middle East.

The American president contacted the head of the Israeli government on Sunday. "The subject of the conversation was the situation in the Middle East" - reported by Reuters agency.

In a later statement, the White House announced that Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to the "continuous flow" of international humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip from Egypt - points out The Times of Israel.

The report was commented on by Israel's Minister of National Security, Itamar Ben-Gvir.

"Any agreement on 'continuous aid for Gaza', which does not include the release of all our hostages, is just a continuation of the concept that led us to the place we are now" - wrote on the X service (formerly Twitter).

"Humanitarian aid only in exchange for the release of all hostages!" - he added.

Israel's Announcement. The announcement of a visit by Western leaders

In a separate statement, the Prime Minister's Office of Israel announced that the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, are due to arrive in Israel in the coming week.

In the statement, we read that politicians "will arrive on Monday and Tuesday" and meet with the head of the Israeli government.

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