The Take: Gaza ceasefire proposal – the blame game

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Al Jazeera he blames Hamas for not agreeing on a ceasefire deal in Gaza.

US State Secretary Antony Blinken waves as he walks in Doha, Qatar, June 12, 2024 [Ibraheem Al Omari/Reuters]

In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken blamed Hamas for the ceasefire deadlock in Gaza, stating Israel accepted the US proposal. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to continue the war until Hamas is destroyed, leaving the proposal in limbo and the blame game ongoing.

In this episode: 

  • Daniel Levy – President of the US/Middle East Project and a former Israeli peace negotiator

Episode credits:

This episode was produced by Amy Walters and Sarí el-Khalili, with Ashish Malhotra, Mohammed Zain Shafi Khan and our host, Malika Bilal.

Our sound designer is Alex Roldan. Our lead of audience development and engagement is Aya Elmileik and Adam Abou-Gad is our engagement producer.

Alexandra Locke is the Take’s executive producer, and Ney Alvarez is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.

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Source: Al Jazeera