Biden vows to help ‘rebuild’ Gaza Strip

US President Joe Biden pledges to help organize efforts to “rebuild Gaza” and says creating a Palestinian state alongside Israel is the “only answer” to the conflict.

Biden also says he had told the Israelis to stop “intercommunal fighting” in the flashpoint city of Jerusalem.

However he stresses “there is no shift in my commitment, commitment to the security of Israel” and adds that until the region “unequivocally” acknowledges Israel’s existence “there will be no peace.”

President Joe Biden speaks about a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, in the Cross Hall of the White House, May 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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