According to the Axios portal, the White House asked Naftali Bennett not to leave the hotel where he was staying yet.
U.S. President Joe Biden postponed talks with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who is in the American capital, indefinitely on Thursday because of the terrorist attack in Kabul. The White House confirmed the information about this.
“Biden’s bilateral talks with the Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Naftali Bennett, have been postponed,” the White House told reporters. The reasons for this decision were not specified. It is also not reported when the negotiations will begin.
Earlier, the information portal Axios reported that the meeting was postponed, citing its sources. According to the portal, the White House asked the Israeli prime minister not to leave the Washington hotel, where he was staying, for a meeting with the American leader, which was supposed to begin at 11:30. According to Axios, the president is still holding consultations at the White House because of the situation around the explosions in the Afghan capital. According to CNN, Biden is holding a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin after the terrorist attack in Afghanistan.