Bloomberg News reported that the President of the United StatesbidenMet with King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House on the 12th and spoke loudly after the meetingisraelReaching a six-week ceasefire agreement with Hamas, on the one hand, in exchange for the release of hostages, and on the other, to buy time to establish a comprehensive peace. This is Biden’s most detailed statement yet on Israel-Palestinian talks.
Biden believes a temporary ceasefire can not only directly provide reliefGazaThe dilemma, and at the same time, the time of the ceasefire can be used to create a long-term position, and “the key to negotiations has been put on the table” and the United States “will do its best to achieve agreement.”
On the 12th, Israel attacked the city of Rafah, where more than 1 million people had sought refuge, leading to international concerns about the escalating regional situation and humanitarian crisis. In response, Biden said he would discuss the relevant situation with Abdullah II during the meeting and how to provide more information to Gaza. further assistance.
Abdullah II said, “We cannot tolerate the consequences of Israel’s attack on Rafah, which will inevitably lead to another wave of humanitarian catastrophe. We cannot stand idly by and we must now seek a long-lasting ceasefire. Compromise is needed,” and urged the United States and its Arab allies to “work together to create a fair and comprehensive political possibility for peace based on a two-state solution”.
Now, Biden’s handling of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has stoked resentment among Arab and Muslim Americans, which could impact his bid for re-election. According to a Bloomberg Intelligence poll as of January, Biden trails Trump by 5 percentage points in Michigan, which has the largest concentration of Arab and Muslim Americans in the United States.