Israel plans to start four-hour pauses of military operations in northern Gaza each day, according to the White House.
White House National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby announced that the pauses were scheduled to begin on Thursday.
Israel to begin '4-hour pauses' of military operations in northern Gaza, the White House says https://t.co/QzRtMHHjM4
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"We understand that Israel will begin to implement 4-hour pauses in areas of northern Gaza each day, with an announcement to be made 3 hours beforehand," Kirby said Thursday, according to Fox News.
"We have been told by the Israelis that there will be no military operations in these areas over the duration of the pause, and that this process is starting today," he said.
US President Joe Biden asked for a longer pause in Gaza to get the hostages out while Israel begins a daily four-hour pause in the northern Gaza Strip to enable Palestinians to flee hostilities in the coastal enclave https://t.co/xE8o4dKdC9 pic.twitter.com/ggRzJ9wn3W
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