The President of the United States, Joe Biden, reaffirmed his “commitment to the security of Israel” this Friday and announced that after the start of the ceasefire he will collect “a major aid package” between the Israeli government and the Islamic Resistance Movement for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip (Hamas) after 11 days of conflict.
In a press conference in the White House after his meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae In, the US President stressed in response to questions from the media that “nothing will change” in his position on Israel.
“We still need a two-state solution,” said Biden, adding, “until the (Middle East) region says it recognizes Israel’s right to exist as an independent Jewish state, there will be no peace,” Bloomberg reports -Agency. .
This is how the president has responded to the Democrats, who have asked him to be more confrontational with the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
On the other hand, Biden has announced that he will contribute to “security” in the West Bank and that he plans to put together a “major aid package” for the reconstruction of houses in the Gaza Strip.
The US president has also said he hopes the ceasefire he held earlier this Thursday when Israel and Hamas confirmed the deal that Egypt brokered, continues.
According to the White House, administrative officials had about 80 calls with their counterparts in the Middle East, including six calls between Biden and Netanyahu and conversations with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Egyptian President Abdelfatá al Sisi.