– White House Press Secreatry
The United States condemns today’s terrorist attack on a bus in Tel Aviv.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those injured, and with the people of Israel.
These attacks against innocent Israeli civilians are outrageous.
The United States will stand with our Israeli allies, and provide whatever assistance is necessary to identify and bring to justice the perpetrators of this attack.
The United States reaffirms our unshakeable commitment to Israel’s security and our deep friendship and solidarity with the Israeli people.
Egypt has announced a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas that is set to begin at 7pm UK time. The announcement was made by the Egyptian foreign minister in Cairo alongside US Secretary if State Hillary Clinton.