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Biden insists on the establishment of a Palestinian state – New blows to the Houthis

The American president Joe Biden“continues to believe in the prospect and possibility” of a two-state solution in the Middle East, and the establishment of Palestinian statebut “recognizes that it will take a lot of work to get there,” White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said today.

The US president discussed, according to the spokesman, his position with the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu during a “30 to 40 minute” conversation the two leaders had today, the first since December 23.

Biden also welcomed Israel's decision to allow flour to be shipped to Gaza.

The United States they continue to oppose a general ceasefire in Gaza; believing this will help Hamas gunmen.

“We support humanitarian pauses, as I said, to try to get the hostages out and more aid into the Gaza Strip, but we do not support a truce at this time.”

“I think it's important to remember that a ceasefire was put in place there on October 6.”

“Concern” after reports of a dead American in the West Bank

At the same time, the White House expressed the “great worry» of after the information from the occupied West Bank for the death of an American citizen.

A 17-year-old Palestinian, Tawfiq Azaq, a US passport holder according to his father, was killed by Israeli fire in Al-Mazra Al-Sharqiyya, east of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Wafa news agency and relatives of the youth said.

In relation to them HouthiKirby stated that the US “successfully conducted three defensive strikes” today against the rebels in Yemen. He stressed that the operations targeted missile launchers ready to strike in the Red Sea.

Source: News Beast

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