Hostage Crisis

US on Hamas negotiation tactics: "Unacceptable" 

US officials are outraged at the conduct of Hamas in the talks and claim that it is creating difficulties instead of reaching understandings that have already been approved by Israel. 

Joe Biden (Photo: Arie Leib Abrams/Flash90)

The New York Times reported today (Tuesday) that the United States is outraged by Hamas's conduct in hostage negotiations. According to the report, last weekend American officials conveyed a message to the terrorist organization through intermediaries and stated that their answer to the proposal was unacceptable.

In light of this, Hamas decided to formulate a different answer and finally announced yesterday that they had accepted a ceasefire between the parties. The Biden administration was reportedly outraged by this and stated that the group was creating difficulties instead of agreeing to points already approved by Israel.

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