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US News ceasefire to Gaza: "A real opportunity" to progress towards peace, says Biden

04:40  21 may  2021
04:40  21 may  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

opinion: calm in front of a new storm in Israel and Gaza?

 opinion: calm in front of a new storm in Israel and Gaza? The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip makes people breathe on both sides. But a real step towards peace in the Middle East is not, says Sarah Hofmann. © Amir Cohen / Reuters Nightborn Rocket Coring on Israel's Cities - Here Ashkelon. Israel's army replied with attacks on Gaza , which means the word "ceasefire" , you can probably only understand if you have experienced how loud it is when the weapons do not be silent.

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M from two hours before entry into The vigor of this truce, the inhabitants of the Gaza Strip always had bombing. Alarm sirens always warned southern inhabitants Israel rocket fire. US President Joe Biden estimated Thursday, May 20 that the ceasefire in Gaza , expected in the night, represented "a real opportunity" to advance towards peace, while expressing his "sincere gratitude" At Egypt for its role in negotiations. "I want to express my gratitude to the President (Abdel Fattah) Al-Sissi and the senior Egyptian officials who played an absolutely crucial role," he said.

Gaza: Biden wants an immediate de-escalation, Israel expects "the opportune moment"

 Gaza: Biden wants an immediate de-escalation, Israel expects © Hatem Moussa A group of young Palestinians inspect a vehicle destroyed by an Israeli strike Thursday, in a street in the city of Gaza. The clashes continue on the ground, between shots of Hamas rockets and Israeli aerial strikes. A new meeting of the UN General Assembly is scheduled Thursday afternoon. US President Joe Biden called for "de-escalation" in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in full diplomatic offensive for a ceasefire and when the clashes continue on the ground.

"I am convinced that Palestinians and Israelis deserve to live in safety and enjoy the same level of freedom, prosperity and democracy," said Joe Biden from the White House. "My administration will continue its discrete but determined diplomatic efforts to go to this goal. I am convinced that we have a real opportunity to move forward and I undertake to work in this direction, "he continued.

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London calls for a "sustainable" ceasefire

the United Kingdom also hailed Thursday the cease-on-the- Fire to Gaza approved by Israel and Hamas , and called all parties to make it "sustainable". "All parties must work to make the ceasefire sustainable and end the unacceptable cycle of violence and loss of human lives," Tweeted the British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab, adding that London supports "the efforts to achieve peace ".

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Anti-Semites The Turkish President accused Israel "Terrorism" towards Palestinians © Mustafa Kamaci / AP / SIPA in a statement, Washington Accuses Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for viewing anti-Semitic remarks as a result of Israel's strikes in the Gaza Strip. Tensions - Turkish President accused Israel of "terrorism" towards Palestinians The conflict between Israel and Palestine could well have the effect of reigning the relations between Turkey and the United States, both members.

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