Biden speaks to Egyptian president on Gaza ceasefire

US President Joe Biden and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi speak on the phone. The two leaders discuss Cairo’s efforts to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian terror groups in the Gaza Strip.

“The two leaders discussed efforts to achieve a ceasefire that will bring an end to the current hostilities in Israel and Gaza. They agreed that their teams would stay in constant communication toward that end and the two leaders would stay closely in touch,” according to a US readout on the call.

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