Biden and Jordanian king warn of planned Israeli invasion of Rafah

Posted on AllSides February 12th, 2024
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Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post

President Biden and Jordan’s King Abdullah II, speaking jointly at the White House Monday, warned against an indiscriminate Israeli invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza, creating an event that had not previously occurred during the Israel-Hamas war--the president standing alongside an Arab leader to voice reservations about the Israeli onslaught in the Palestinian enclave.

“The major military operation in Rafah should not proceed without a credible plan to ensure the safety and support of more than 1 million people sheltering there,” Biden said, referring to Israel’s stated plans to invade...

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