NBC News reports:
President Biden announced an agreement Wednesday to allow humanitarian aid to move from Egypt to Gaza and confirmed $100 million in U.S. funding for assistance to civilians in Gaza and the West Bank.
Biden, speaking in Tel Aviv as part of a trip to Israel in the wake of terrorist attacks carried out by Hamas, said he asked the Israeli Cabinet during a meeting to agree to the delivery of humanitarian assistance to civilians in Gaza “based on understanding that there will be inspections, and aid should go to civilians, not to Hamas.”
Biden said the $100 million in U.S. funding would support more than 1 million displaced and conflict-affected Palestinians, including by filling emergency needs in Gaza.
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Breaking news: President Biden announced a deal Wednesday with Israel to allow humanitarian assistance to move into Gaza from Egypt. U.S. officials have spent the past few days pressing Israel to allow humanitarian assistance to reach Gaza. https://t.co/FcHzl0dfW4
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