Meeting in Gaza between the US and Qatar

Meeting in Gaza between US President Biden and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim

According to the written statement from the White House, US President Biden and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim discussed the situation in Gaza in their phone call.

During the meeting, where “the need to protect innocent civilians in the region and increase the flow of urgent humanitarian aid to Gaza” was discussed, Biden expressed his satisfaction with the “support” of the Gulf Cooperation Council to the region.

Biden welcomed Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim’s efforts to free captives held by Hamas, and the two leaders agreed that the captives should be “released without delay.”

During the meeting, where President Biden expressed his vision of a Palestinian state where Israelis and Palestinians can “live side by side with equal stability and dignity,” the two leaders said they will continue their efforts to achieve the vision of a Middle East “more peaceful, secure, prosperous and stable.” “he stated.


While Hamas’s armed wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, launched a comprehensive attack on the morning of October 7, claiming that Israel was “responding to its continued violations against the Palestinians and their sacred values, especially the Masjid al-Aqsa”, the Israeli army also launched intense airstrikes against the Gaza Strip. The bombing began.

Israel announced that 1,200 Israelis, including 361 soldiers, have been killed and 5,132 people injured since October 7, 43 of them in clashes inside the Gaza Strip.

According to Israel, there are 239 Israeli prisoners held by the Qassam Brigades.

According to the Gaza government, the death toll exceeded 11,180, of which at least 4,609 were children and 3,100 were women.

In the West Bank and Jerusalem, Israeli forces and Jewish settlers killed 186 Palestinians.

The Israeli army attacked the campuses or main buildings of dozens of Gaza hospitals, where tens of thousands of wounded and civilians took refuge, to force their evacuation. Hundreds of people were killed and injured in the attacks.

In clashes between the Israeli army and Hezbollah since October 8, 73 Hezbollah members and 4 Israeli soldiers were killed. (AA)

Source: Sozcu


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