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U.S. Envoy Headed to Middle East to Urge De-escalation of Violence
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken mentioned on Wednesday that the United States was involved about escalating battle between the Israelis and Palestinians, and would ship a consultant to the area.
I would like to simply take a minute to talk about what’s occurring in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. We’re deeply involved about what we’re seeing there. Images that got here out in a single day are harrowing, and the loss of any civilian life is a tragedy. I’ve requested Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Hady Amr to go to the area instantly to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. He will deliver to bear his many years of expertise. And particularly, he’ll urge on my behalf and on behalf of President Biden, a de-escalation of violence. We are very targeted on this. The United States stays dedicated to a two-state resolution. This violence takes us additional away from that purpose. We totally assist Israel’s authentic proper to defend itself. We’ve condemned and I condemn once more, the rocket assaults within the strongest potential phrases. We consider Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to reside with security and safety.
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