Sunday, November 19, 2023, 09:03
Israel and Hamas could be on the verge of reaching an agreement for the release of the hostages, thanks to the intervention of the United States. The pact, as reported by the American newspaper The Washington Post, would imply the suspension of the attacks for a period of five days in order to facilitate the departure of dozens of people who are still held by the Islamist group. Adrienne Watson, spokesperson for the White House National Security Council, has assured through her X / Twitter account that “although the agreement has not yet been reached, hard work is being done to make it a reality.”
According to the newspaper, the pact would consist of six pages and would imply the cessation of bombing for five days to allow the departure of groups of about 50 people or more – without detailing exactly how many of the 239 captives will finally be released. with area surveillance that will control the area in which the release occurs. The agreement would also aim to increase the amount of humanitarian assistance, including fuel.