Blinken ‘conveyed concern’ over West Bank violence to Israeli foreign minister


(Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken “conveyed concern” over escalating violence on the West Bank during a call with Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.

Blinken also expressed condolences to Cohen over a recent terrorist attack against Israeli citizens and urged all parties to work together to “de-escalate the situation”, the State Department said.

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