Biden says Gaza hostages deal ‘now very close’

Biden says Israeli hostages deal 'now very close'
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US President Joe Biden on Tuesday signaled that a deal to free hostages held by Hamas in exchange for Palestinian prisoners held by Israel and a temporary truce is “now very close.”

“We are now very close, very close. We could bring some of these hostages home very soon. But I don’t want to get into the details of things, because nothing is done until it’s done,” he said at the White House. “Things are looking good at the moment.”

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