Biden also said he had told the Israelis to stop "intercommunal fighting" in the flashpoint city of Jerusalem.
I have read present-perfect-vs-past-perfect, but still have no clue. I'm wondering if I can replace he had told with he has told. What I know, both are representing an event in the past that has done/had done.
Canada has extended its ban on passenger flights from India and Pakistan by 30 days to Jun 21 as part of a campaign to fight COVID-19, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said on Friday (May 21).
My first guess of the first sentence is it's a reported speech since there's "said" as past simple and using past perfect, I can agree with that. However, comparing to the second sentence with the same topic (reported speech), but it's using has? So, what's the explanation?