Blinken: Netanyahu ‘reaffirmed commitment’ to Gaza ceasefire plan, Hamas reaction is ‘hopeful sign’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on June 10, 2024. (Chuck Kennedy/US State Department/AFP)
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on June 10, 2024. (Chuck Kennedy/US State Department/AFP)

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had “reaffirmed his commitment” to a Gaza ceasefire proposal during their meeting in Jerusalem yesterday.

“I met with Prime Minister Netanyahu last night and he reaffirmed his commitment to the proposal,” Blinken says, adding that Hamas’s welcoming of a UN vote on the US-drafted ceasefire resolution is a “hopeful” sign.

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