Israeli defense minister vows 'every effort' on freeing hostages in US talks

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Monday vowed during a visit to Washington to work to bring back hostages from Gaza, and urged close cooperation with the United States after recent strains in the relationship. Gallant met with CIA chief Bill Burns, the key US pointman in negotiations to free hostages from Hamas, and later went into talks with Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Read our liveblog to see how all the day's events unfolded.

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