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Israel's Netanyahu downplays Biden cease fire proposal

Israel's Netanyahu downplays Biden cease fire proposal
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday downplayed the immediate prospects for a cease-fire in the war with Hamas in Gaza, saying that a deal proposed by U.S. President Joe Biden to halt the fighting and release militant-held hostages was a partial outline. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused China of pressuring other countries to not attend an upcoming Ukraine peace summit in Switzerland later this month, a summit Vice President Kamala Harris will attend according to a statement released Monday. Hundreds of millions of European Union citizens will be able to vote June 6-9 to choose the 720 members of the next European Parliament. Young Europeans reflect on past promises and future hopes for the bloc, two decades since most of the countries in Central and Eastern Europe joined the EU in 2004.