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DThousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday January 1 in Tel Aviv to demand a cease-fire within the struggle between Israel and Hamas. Joe Biden in actual fact offered a plan on Friday to realize the discharge of the hostages. A proposal deemed “positive” by Hamas, even when no settlement has but been formalized.

“An agreement on the hostages now,” demanded a demonstrator dressed because the Statue of Liberty, in the midst of a swarm of Israeli flags. “Biden is our only hope,” one other 34-year-old demonstrator advised Agence France-Presse (AFP). In Tel Aviv, demonstrators brandished an enormous banner: “Biden save them from Netanyahu”.

Many demonstrators interviewed by AFP expressed their fears of seeing Benjamin Netanyahu endanger an settlement. For Diti Kapuano, the Prime Minister cares extra about his “power” than the destiny of the hostages.

“I hope that Joe Biden will exert enough pressure for the government and Netanyahu to accept the agreement,” continues this 46-year-old girl, Israeli flag in hand. “In a statement, the Forum of Families of Hostages and the Missing said it would “demand that the Israeli government immediately approve the agreement to release the hostages and bring all the hostages home immediately.”

“We will also ask all government ministers and coalition members to publicly commit to supporting the agreement and not allowing the possibility of torpedoing it and endangering the hostages,” added the NGO .

Ministers threaten to resign

The identical day, far-right Israeli ministers threatened to go away the federal government if the prime minister went forward with agreeing a ceasefire in Gaza. In messages on 'Israel'.

“Agreeing to such an agreement is not a total victory, but a total defeat,” he added. Bezalel Smotrich, Minister of Finance, mentioned he “will not take part in a government that accepts the proposed plan.” “We demand the continuation of the war until Hamas is destroyed and the hostages return.”