‘Israel has not done enough..’: Biden calls out ally over deaths of humanitarian workers

Apr3,2024



New Delhi: US President Joe Biden Expressed deep sorrow and anger over the death of seven people of World Central Kitchen (WCK) humanitarian worker in gaza, According to an official White House statement, he criticized Israel for failing to adequately protect aid workers in the area.
Biden said in his address, “I am outraged and saddened by the deaths of seven people.” humanitarian worker From World Central Kitchen, which also includes an American, in Gaza yesterday. They were providing food to hungry citizens in the midst of war. He was brave and selfless. His death is a tragedy.”
President Biden emphasized that Israel has promised a thorough investigation of airstrikes targeting aid workers' vehicles. He stressed the importance of a swift and transparent investigation that ensures accountability and public disclosure of its findings.
Biden also highlighted the challenges faced in delivering humanitarian aid to Gaza due to repeated incidents of aid workers losing their lives. He vowed to pressure Israel to facilitate aid deliveries and push for an immediate ceasefire.
“The United States will continue to make every effort to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinian civilians in Gaza through all available means. I will continue to press Israel to do more to facilitate that assistance. And we will continue to press for an immediate ceasefire. Working hard for.” Part of a mortgage deal. I have a team in Cairo working on this right now,” Biden's statement read.
Following reports of the tragic incident where seven World Central Kitchen team members were killed in an Israeli attack, the organization suspended its operations in Gaza.
As confirmed by a US official, the casualties also included a US-Canadian dual citizen.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged that the military had “unintentionally attacked innocent people” and expressed regret over the harm the military had inadvertently caused to innocent persons.
The Israel Defense Forces promised to conduct a thorough investigation at the highest level in response to the tragic incident.
(with agency input)



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