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White House says attack at Rafah camp did not cross Biden’s red line over supporting Israel - KTVZ

White House says attack at Rafah camp did not cross Biden’s red line over supporting Israel - KTVZ
By Kevin Liptak and Samantha Waldenberg, CNN Washington (CNN) — President Joe Biden is not altering his policy toward Israel following a deadly strike that resulted in the death of more than 45 people, the White House said Tuesday, suggesting the incident had not yet crossed a red line that would force changes in American

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The White House has stated that President Joe Biden will not be altering his policy towards Israel following a deadly strike that resulted in the death of more than 45 people. The incident has not yet crossed a red line that would force changes in American support. Instead, the US will look for answers from Israel following the country’s investigation of the incident. Despite the strike, Biden has not yet reached the point where he would consider suspending arms shipments or other aid to Israel. The US response has stood in sharp contrast to leaders in Europe and elsewhere, who sharply condemned Israel’s actions and called for an end to the violence in Gaza. Israeli tanks were seen in central Rafah on Tuesday for the first time in Israel’s seven-month war against Hamas, signaling a new phase of its offensive as Israel presses on despite mounting international pressure. The United States "will be watching" the results of the Israeli investigation into the deadly strike and subsequent fire in Rafah "closely," State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said Tuesday, saying that the findings should be "presented openly and transparently to us and to the world."

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