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US envoy Hady Amr wraps up visit to Israel, West Bank

US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israel and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr lands at Ben Gurion International Airport, on May 14, 2021. (US Embassy Palestinian Affairs Unit/Twitter)
US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israel and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr lands at Ben Gurion International Airport, on May 14, 2021. (US Embassy Palestinian Affairs Unit/Twitter)

Hady Amr, the US deputy assistant secretary of state for Israel and Palestinian Affairs, is departing Israel today after a four-day trip and meetings with Israeli and Palestinian officials, says the US Embassy in Jerusalem.

According to the embassy, Amr visited Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Bethlehem and Ramallah. The US official “advanced our goals for achieving equal measures of security, freedom, opportunity,  and dignity for Israelis and Palestinians,” says the embassy.

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is slated to meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington next week.

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