America bluntly on West Bank, support to Israel but violence is not accepted

Foreign Minister Blinken said that the expansion of Israel, the annexation of the West Bank and incitement to violence cannot be in anyone’s interest. The Foreign Minister said that we always condemn terrorism or violence.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken addressed the J Street National Conference. (file photo)

The US has opposed the expansion of Israeli settlements and the attempt to annex the West Bank. On this matter, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that he government of israel Will be judged on the basis of their policies only. At the same time, referring to Jerusalem, he said that we will oppose any such act that will weaken the possibilities of a two-state solution.

Actually Jerusalem is at the center of both Israel and Palestine. Foreign Minister Blinken said that the expansion of Israel, the annexation of the West Bank and incitement to violence cannot be in anyone’s interest. Addressing the J Street National Conference, US Secretary of State Blinken said that America recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

support for democratic principles

Blinken told that after Benjamin Netanyahu became the Prime Minister, the President of America congratulated him and said that we will continue our support for the basic democratic principles. It also includes respect for LGBT rights and an equal system of justice for all citizens of Israel.

violence in the West Bank

The US Secretary of State said that we always condemn terrorism or violence. Also whoever is involved in this should also be made accountable. He said, we are concerned that this year has seen a lot of violence in the West Bank. This includes people from both Israel and Palestine. He said that this violence should stop. Along with this, its culprits should also be punished according to the law.

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