Biden Administration Rushes To Israel

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( – This week Antony Blinken, the U.S. Secretary of State is going to be traveling to Israel in a move to show support to the country following the recent attacks by Hamas, a Palestinian militant group that the U.S. considers a terrorist group.

On Tuesday the State Department confirmed that Blinken would be visiting Israel in the next few days where he was going to discuss with Israeli leaders the situation at the group. Mathey Miller, the spokesperson of the state Department stated that Blinken was set to travel on Wednesday which would allow him to reach Israel a day later.

When asked about the specific schedule that Blinken would follow during his trip, Miller stated that this was something they were still organizing and that additional announcements would be released on Tuesday afternoon. He added during Tuesday’s daily briefing that their support for Israel continued to be unwavering and that the Secretary was looking forward to arranging a meeting with the Israeli government and its officials in order to continue the conversations that ensued following the attacks on Saturday.

On Tuesday, President Biden condemned the terrorist attacks launched by Hamas and vowed that the United States would provide Israel their full support. He added that the U.S. was standing with Israel and would ensure that all of the Israeli needs were covered so that the nation could protect its land and people. He added that there was “no excuse” for the terrorism that had unfolded and that Israel had every right to not only defend itself but also retaliate.

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