U.S Secretary of State, Israel's Defense Minister discussed security issues

Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State

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# 31 July 2022 08:08 (UTC +04:00)

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed Iran and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict by phone with Israel's Defense Minister Benny Gantz, said Ned Price, the head of the press service of the State Department, APA reports.

According to the diplomat, Blinken and Gantz discussed a number of common security issues, including threats posed by Iran, as well as US support for Israel's security.

"Secretary Blinken reiterated the administration's belief that Israelis and Palestinians deserve equal terms of security, freedom, and democracy," Price said.