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Biden suggests Gaza cease-fire could take hold by next week

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2024
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Middle East, Israel Hamas Violence, Ceasefire, Joe Biden
Luis M. Alvarez/AP

President Joe Biden on Monday evening said he thought a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas could be in place in roughly a week.

“I hope by the end of the weekend,” Biden told reporters who asked about the time frame. He spoke while visiting a midtown Manhattan ice cream shop with NBC’s Seth Meyers after taping an appearance on his late night show.

“My national security adviser tells me that we’re close, we’re close, we’re not done yet,” Biden continued. “My hope is by next Monday we’ll have a cease-fire.”...

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