HAIFA, Israel — President Joe Biden is strongly contemplating a visit to Israel as early as this week, in keeping with three U.S. officers.
The officers mentioned planning is underway, together with on the bottom in Israel, for a possible go to from Biden. The U.S. president has been vocal in his help for Israel since Hamas attacked on Oct. 7, killing a whole lot of Israeli civilians together with kids, and has promised to offer any help the nation wants.
The White Home declined to remark. A spokesperson from the Nationwide Safety Council didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
It’s unclear if the president would make any extra stops whereas within the area, ought to he journey to Israel.
On Sunday Biden was invited to Egypt for a global summit on Saturday that’s centered on the way forward for Palestinians, in keeping with a U.S. official. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi introduced the summit on Sunday after assembly with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and has additionally invited all members of the U.N. Safety Council, Arab international locations and different world leaders.
Biden spoke with El-Sissi on Monday, in keeping with the White Home.
NBC Information reported on Sunday that the White Home was contemplating an invite from Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu for Biden to journey to Israel on a solidarity go to amid the struggle.