US, Israeli Occupation officials discuss Rafah strategy, concerns raised

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Published: 2024-04-02 13:51

Last Updated: 2024-04-23 01:21


US, Israeli Occupation officials discuss Rafah strategy, concerns raised
US, Israeli Occupation officials discuss Rafah strategy, concerns raised

The White House disclosed outcomes from discussions held by American and Israeli Occupation officials regarding Rafah on Monday.

Key figures from the Washington and Tel Aviv engaged in remote talks to explore alternative strategies concerning Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, opposed by Washington.

They shared the objective of defeating Hamas in Rafah, although the US side expressed concerns about different courses of action.

Israeli Occupation officials agreed to consider these concerns and planned further discussions among experts on Rafah.

Follow-up discussions on Gaza, including Rafah, are slated for a strategic consultation group meeting next week.

President Biden urged Israeli Occupation to avoid a major attack in Rafah to prevent civilian casualties.

The US expressed apprehensions about a significant ground operation in Rafah, as it is a crucial refuge for over a million displaced Palestinian civilians.