Biden and Sisi agreed, aid to Gaza will be sent through the Kerem Shalom crossing

epa11171214 US President Joe Biden speaks at the Culver City Julian Dixon Library in Culver City, California, USA, 21 February 2024. US President Biden announced on 21 February the cancellation of an additional $1.2 billion in student loan debt for around 135,000 borrowers. EPA-EFE/ALLISON DINNER

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and US President Joseph Biden today reached an agreement to send humanitarian aid and fuel to the UN through Israel's Kerem Shalom crossing until legal mechanisms are established to reopen the Rafah border crossing from the Palestinian side, the Egyptian cabinet said. the president, conveyed Tanjug.

Aid is piling up in Egypt after Israel launched an operation to take over the Rafah border crossing with Egypt from the Gaza side on May 7, The Times of Israel reminds.

Egypt has refused to reopen the crossing until Israeli troops withdraw from the other side, in an attempt to avoid accusations of complicity in Israeli operations.

 

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