US Hopes Hamas Accepts Israel’s ‘Extraordinarily Generous’ Truce Offer

Stand for Israel  |  April 29, 2024

US and Israeli flags fly in support of Israel in war against Hamas
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As Israel continues her war against Hamas in Gaza in the wake of the terror attacks of October 7th, her greatest ally, the United States, stands strong alongside the Jewish state. The Times of Israel reports that the U.S. is urging Hamas to accept the latest truce offer from Israel in order to secure the release of Israeli hostages and stop the ongoing conflict:

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Hamas on Monday to swiftly accept Israel’s latest and “extraordinarily generous” proposal for a Gaza truce to secure a release of hostages, amid a diplomatic drive to halt the Israel-Hamas war…

“Hamas has before it a proposal that is extraordinarily, extraordinarily generous on the part of Israel,” Blinken said at a special meeting of the World Economic Forum held in the Saudi capital Riyadh. “And in this moment the only thing standing between the people of Gaza and a ceasefire is Hamas.”

“They have to decide and they have to decide quickly,” he added. “I’m hopeful that they will make the right decision…”

A source briefed on the talks said Israel’s proposal entailed a deal to accept the release of 40 of the roughly 130 hostages believed to be still held…

Read the full article at The Times of Israel.

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