Biden, Qatari emir discuss Gaza, agree all hostages must be released

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Mon, 2023-11-13 00:20

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden spoke on Sunday with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani about developments in Gaza and “urgent ongoing efforts” to secure the release of hostages being held by the Hamas militant group, the White House said.
Biden “unequivocally” condemned the holding of hostages by Hamas, including many young children, one of whom is a 3-year old American citizen whose parents were killed by the group on October 7th, the White House said in a statement.

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and US President Joe Biden. (AFP file photo)
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