President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has announced $100 million for humanitarian assistance in Gaza and the West Bank
He made the pledge in a statement via his Twitter (X) handle on Wednesday, saying the money is to support over one million displaced and conflict-affected Palestinians.
Biden said; “I just announced $100 million for humanitarian assistance in Gaza and the West Bank. This money will support over 1 million displaced and conflict-affected Palestinians. And we will have mechanisms in place so this aid reaches those in need – not Hamas or terrorist groups”.
In another post, he disclosed; “My team and I have touched down in Israel to stand in solidarity with the Israeli people following Hamas’s terrorist attack.”
President Biden visited Israel in a show of support following the terrorist group’s murder of more than 1,400 people and abduction of about 200 others in southern Israel on Oct 7.
At least 30 US citizens were killed and an unknown number are held as hostages.
“Israel must again be a safe place for the Jewish people. And I promise you we will do everything in our power to make sure that it will be.”
“For decades, we’ve ensured Israel’s qualitative military edge. Later this week, I’m going to ask the United States Congress for an unprecedented support package for Israel’s defense,” he said in Tel Aviv after meeting with Israeli leaders including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.