President Biden writes to Egypt and Qatar to release Israeli hostages

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  • Israel has vowed to eliminate Hamas
  • American Joe Biden wrote a letter to the President of Egypt and the Emir Sheikh of Qatar
  • Egypt and Qatar leaders pressure Hamas to release hostages

It has been six months since the war between Israel and Hamas. But the war shows no signs of stopping. Amidst the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, America is now pressurizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a ceasefire. Now US President Joe Biden has asked the leaders of Egypt and Qatar to put pressure on Hamas.

The US President on Friday urged the leaders of Egypt and Qatar to pressure Hamas to agree a ceasefire deal in Gaza and the release of hostages ahead of a new round of talks in Cairo later this week. A US official said CIA Director Bill Burns would lead the US delegation to the Cairo talks.

A senior Biden administration official said Biden has written to Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on the status of the release of the Israeli hostages. In his letter he urged Hamas to implement the ceasefire agreement. At the same time, the US President and the Israeli PM also talked to each other on the phone on Thursday. Both discussed the crisis in Gaza.

Israel has vowed to destroy Hamas

Let us tell you that Netanyahu has vowed to destroy Hamas. Netanyahu has made it clear that the ceasefire will not be lifted until Hamas releases the hostages. Israel will continue its attacks. Because it would be like kneeling before Hamas. According to data from the United Nations office, since Hamas’ attack on Israel on October 7, 2023, 32,623 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, while 75,092 people have been injured. According to Israeli data, the Hamas attack on October 7 killed about 1,200 people, mostly civilians.

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