On Saturday, US media reported the imminent announcement of a deal.
Israel And this Hamas No No agreement has yet been reached A temporary cease-fire, a White House spokesman said Saturday evening. But the America The spokesman said the two sides were continuing to work to reach an agreement.
A second US official confirmed that no deal had been reached.
“Still no agreement But we continue to work hard to get one,” White House National Security Council spokesman Adrian Watson said in a statement.
The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu He told a press conference on Saturday evening that no agreement had been reached.
“Regarding the hostages, there are a lot of baseless rumours, a lot of misinformation. I want things to be clear: for now, there is no agreement. But I want to promise: tell me if there is anything, we will let you know.”
The Washington Post reported earlier Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter, that an agreement in principle had been reached between Israel and Hamas under the auspices of Qatar, offering a five-day ceasefire in exchange for the release of about fifty hostages.
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