Blinken, Abbas meet as US seeks calm in Israel, Palestine

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is scheduled to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday, urging Israelis and Palestinians to ease tensions in the bloodiest violence in years. as part of the visit.

The US State Department said Mr Brinken will discuss with senior Palestinian officials the importance of a two-state solution and political reform.

Ahead of his visit to the West Bank, Blinken met Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant in Jerusalem on Tuesday, opening the meeting by saying that the US commitment to Israel’s security “remains impregnable.” rice field.

After meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, Blinken said the United States remains committed to “the Palestinians and Israelis enjoying equal measures of liberty, security, opportunity, justice and dignity.” Stated.

“We are now urging all parties to calm down and take urgent steps to de-escalate,” said Blinken. “We want to make sure that there is an environment in which, at some point, the conditions can be created to restore a sense of security to both the Israeli and Palestinian peoples, which of course is lacking.”

Some information in this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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