Biden said in a tweet on the X website: "Hamas launched a terrorist attack because it fears nothing more than that Israelis and Palestinians will live side by side in peace."

"Continuing on the path of terrorism, violence, murder and war is tantamount to giving Hamas what it seeks. We can't do that."

The White House said on Tuesday that Washington was working on the possibility of extending the current truce.

CIA Director William Burns arrived in Qatar on Tuesday. The talks were attended by David Parnia, head of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency, the head of Egypt's intelligence service, Major General Abbas Kamel, and senior officials from Qatar.

The Israel Broadcasting Corporation said the Israeli delegation led by the head of the Mossad presented during talks in Doha with the heads of the intelligence services of the United States, Egypt and Qatar a proposal for a long ceasefire, but under specific conditions.