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Biden, Sultan of Oman discuss importance of protecting Gaza civilians - White House

Israeli tank maneuvers in Gaza as seen from Southern Israel, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian group Hamas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden and Oman Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said on Friday discussed "the importance of sustained humanitarian access and the importance of protecting civilians, consistent with international humanitarian law, as Israel responds to Hamas’s heinous terrorist attack on Oct. 7," the White House said.

(Reporting by Paul Grant and Jasper Ward)