Biden ‘heartbroken’ by aid workers killed in Israeli airstrike: White House

President Joe Biden is “heartbroken” by the Israeli airstrike that killed multiple humanitarian aid workers, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said.

The Monday drone strike in question killed at least seven workers with World Central Kitchen, a humanitarian organization founded and operated by celebrity chef Jose Andres.

Both Jean-Pierre and National Security Council spokesman John Kirby briefed reporters Tuesday at the White House and opened their comments with news regarding the strike.

“The president, he called the chef Jose Andres to express that he’s heartbroken by this news of the airstrike that killed seven or eight workers and to express and share his deepest condolences,” Jean-Pierre stated. “The president conveyed he is grieving with the entire … World Central Kitchen family. The president felt it was important to recognize the tremendous contribution World Central Kitchen has made to
Read more…

Please follow and like us: