The Biden administration aims to expand the Abraham Accords, the secretary of state said.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro is reportedly a top pick.
Strategic Affairs Minister Ron Dermer and National Security Advisor Tzachi Hanegbi meet with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
During his call with both leaders, the top U.S. diplomat reaffirmed Washington’s “commitment to a negotiated two-state solution and opposition to policies that endanger its viability.”
The State Department calls the decision to begin a process to formally recognize nine outposts “illegal under Israeli law.”
It is very doubtful the Biden administration can prevent a major outbreak of violence in eastern Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria ahead of Ramadan.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reportedly made the request during his visit last week to Israel in a bid to de-escalate tensions amid rampant Palestinian terrorism.
The secretary of state’s misreading of the situation in the region undermines U.S. interests in general, and regional peace and stability in particular.
The U.S. secretary of state’s statements on his visit to Israel demonstrated how deeply blood libels have seeped into the Biden administration’s thinking about the Jewish state.
During his visit, the US Secretary of State made several remarks showing the Biden administration’s duplicitous policies concerning Israel.