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Biden, UK PM Affirm Importance of Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza


Thu 11 Jul 2024 | 02:48 PM
Biden and UK PM
Biden and UK PM
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US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer affirmed the importance of reaching a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

The White House, in a statement released today, Thursday, mentioned that these talks took place during their meeting at the White House, where the leaders discussed a wide range of global issues.

According to the statement, both sides stressed the importance of a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as a significant step that would lead to the release of detainees and consequently end the conflict. They reiterated their commitment to a two-state solution.

Biden congratulated Starmer on his official appointment as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, praising the UK's role as a key ally to the United States on a wide array of global issues.

The leaders reaffirmed their commitment to deepening US-UK cooperation globally while addressing common challenges and opportunities. They emphasized their joint commitment to supporting Ukraine in the face of Russian military intervention.

They also expressed their eagerness to work together to deepen US-UK cooperation on economic and climate issues to build a more prosperous and resilient future for both the American and British peoples.