US President Joe Biden boarded his presidential jet from Israel after a visit to Tel Aviv. About it reported Sky News channel.
According to the channel, Biden demonstrated solidarity between the United States and Israel by telling the Israelis: “You are not alone.” In total, his visit lasted less than eight hours.
During his visit to Israel, Biden promised allocate $100 million for humanitarian assistance to 1 million Palestinians forced to flee their homes.
That Biden will visit Israel, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on October 17. The purpose of the visit was said to be “to demonstrate our continued support for Israel in the face of the brutal terrorist attack by Hamas and to discuss further steps.”
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has already visited Israel twice amid the worsening Palestinian-Israeli conflict. His first visit took place on October 12, four days after visiting several Arab countries, he returned to Israel. Speaking in Israel, Blinken said Washington and Tel Aviv had agreed to prepare a plan to provide humanitarian assistance to the residents of Gaza.
On October 7, the Palestinian group Hamas attacked Israel. In response, the Israel Defense Forces launched Operation Iron Swords. The Israeli government announced that the country had entered a state of war. The Israeli military regularly attacks Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. According to the latest information, more than 3,000 Palestinians and 1,400 Israelis have become victims of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.