US President Joe Biden on Friday called for a temporary ceasefire in Gaza that will allow for the release of hostages still being held by the terrorist organization.

"I've had extensive conversations with Prime Minister of Israel over the last seven days, almost an hour each, and I've made the case, and I feel very strongly about it, that there has to be a temporary ceasefire to get the prisoners out, to get the hostages out, and that is underway. I’m still hopeful that can be done," he told reporters in the White House.

“In the meantime, I don’t anticipate, I’m hoping that the Israelis will not make any massive land invasion,” the President added. “It is my expectation that’s not going to happen.”

“There has to be a ceasefire temporarily to get those hostages out. We’re in a situation where there are American hostages… It’s not just Israelis,” stated Biden.... Read More: Arutz-7