Blinken, Netanyahu focus on normalization efforts in Center East

“The Secretary and Prime Minister mentioned areas of mutual curiosity, together with increasing and deepening Israel’s integration into the Center East by normalization with nations within the area,” in line with a readout of the decision.

Blinken additionally harassed the necessity to uphold the commitments made at regional conferences in Aqaba and Sharm El Sheikh to keep away from measures that undermine the prospects for a two-state answer with Palestine.

State Division Spokesman Matt Miller stated the 2 officers mentioned broader regional challenges, “such because the risk posed by Iran, and underscored the USA’ ironclad dedication to Israel’s safety and our 75-year-old partnership.”