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Netanyahu says 'gaps' remain in proposal to end war announced by Biden

(JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that there are “gaps” between the ceasefire terms that President Joe Biden laid out on Friday and what he is prepared to accept.

“The proposal that Biden presented is incomplete,” Netanyahu said during a closed-door government meeting in which he called reporting about his position on a potential deal “fake news,” according to Israeli media reports.

Netanyahu’s comments, as well as growing tension within the government over a potential ceasefire, are muting hopes that Biden’s announcement could soon lead to an end to the Israel-H...

 

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