July 15, 2022
President Joe Biden has arrived the Palestinian city of Bethlehem in the occupied west bank, for talks with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.
Biden met briefly with Abbas at the presidential headquarters in Bethlehem, in southern occupied west bank.
prior to heading to the occupied west bank, Biden visited the Augusta victoria hospital in occupied east Jerusalem, where he announced some $100m in financial assistance to the east Jerusalem hospitals network (EJHN), conditioned upon approval from the us congress.
A joint press conference by the two leaders will take place before the US president heads to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport to fly directly to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for the last stop of his trip later this Friday.