As a symbol of Washington’s “unwavering” support for its partner, US President Joe Biden issued an order on Sunday directing the deployment of US warships and aircraft to Israel.
The Pentagon said it was sending the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Fort
A US official revealed on Sunday that several Americans perish toed in the unexpected land, sea, and air onslaught on Israel by the Palestinian organization Hamas. Additional information, such as the precise number of Americans killed or their identities, was withheld by the official.
According to a spokesperson for the US National Security Council, “We can confirm the deaths of several US citizens,” AFP said. “We extend our deepest condolences to the victims and to the families of all those affected.”
The USS Gerald R Ford aircraft carrier and its accompanying warships were being sent to the eastern Mediterranean, according to the Pentagon, which also increased the number of fighter aircraft squadrons in the area.
In response to Hamas’s intensifying attacks, US President Joe Biden authorized the deployment of US ships and warplanes to Israel on Sunday. This action demonstrated Washington’s “unwavering” support for its partner.
Following confirmation that “several” Americans were killed, the White House quickly reaffirmed US support for Israel in the wake of the fatal strike from the Gaza Strip, promising “rock-solid” solidarity and urging moderation from all parties to the conflict.On Sunday, President Biden met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and promised to provide the Israeli Defense Forces with more support, which is currently its route to Israel.
The leaders also talked on how to prevent Israel’s adversaries from thinking they can or ought to take advantage of the current circumstance, according to a statement from the White House.
Vice President Biden “pledged his full support for the Government and people of Israel in the face of an unprecedented and appalling assault by Hamas terrorists.”
As a result of the attacks, the US is rigorously investigating allegations of missing and deceased Americans, according to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday.
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