Ashkenazi holds ‘very important meeting’ with Blinken
Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi wraps up what he describes as a “very important” meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Jerusalem.
Ashkenazi tweets: “We discussed the aftermath of operation ‘Guardian of the Walls’ and the importance of our relations with the US. We spoke in detail about regional issues and the importance of strengthening and expanding the circle of peace.
“Over the past two weeks, the US has once again proven to be our closest ally. I thanked Secretary Blinken for the full and unwavering support of the US and its ongoing recognition of Israel’s right to defend its citizens.”
A very important meeting with @SecBlinken & his team.
we discussed the aftermath of operation "Guardian of the Walls" & the importance of our relations with the #US.
We spoke in detail about regional issues & the importance of strengthening & expanding the circle of peace. pic.twitter.com/FWnBuMiubE
— גבי אשכנזי – Gabi Ashkenazi (@Gabi_Ashkenazi) May 25, 2021