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Biden Wrote Letters to Egypt, Qatar Asking Them to Press Hamas over Hostages

Posted on AllSides April 6th, 2024
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President Joe Biden urged Egypt and Qatar to pressure Hamas into agreeing to a hostage deal with Israel, according to multiple reports citing a senior administration official.

Biden national-security adviser Jake Sullivan will meet with hostage families on Monday as Biden deploys CIA Director William Burns to Cairo to hold talks about the hostage situation. Burns will be talking to top Israeli, Egyptian, and Qatari officials in an attempt to secure the release of hostages held captive by Hamas, Axios reported.

Biden reportedly discussed the hostage talks yesterday during his phone call with Israeli prime...

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