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US will not support 'any forced relocation of Palestinians outside of Gaza': White House

October 31, 2023 at 7:00 pm

National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby speaks during the daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 31, 2023 [ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images]

The White House said, Tuesday, that the US is not backing any “forced relocation” of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, Anadolu Agency reports.

“We’re supporting efforts for safe passage for civilians in Gaza and those wishing to depart while making it clear that we will not support any forced relocation of Palestinians outside of Gaza,” National Security Council spokesman, John Kirby, told reporters.

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