White House says reports of emerging ceasefire are ‘encouraging’

In Washington, White House press secretary Jen Psaki says reports of a move toward a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas are “clearly encouraging.”

“Obviously we can’t get ahead of any agreements that may be brokered,” she adds.

Psaki says the US is trying “to do everything we can to bring an end to the conflict.”

AP contributed to this report.

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