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ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE – BEN GURION AIRPORT

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Remarks to the Press REMARKS TO THE PRESS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE BEN GURION AIRPORT TEL AVIV, ISRAEL JANUARY 30, 2023 SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good afternoon, everyone. As you can see, I’ve just landed in Israel at what is a pivotal moment. I’m very much looking forward to getting into ...
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Israel Meets NIV Refusal Rate Requirement for Visa Waiver Program  

U.S. Embassy Statement Israel Meets NIV Refusal Rate Requirement for Visa Waiver Program  January 30, 2023   We support steps in the bilateral relationship that are beneficial for U.S. and Israeli citizens.  One such step is working together toward Israel fulfilling the requirements of the Visa Waiver Program.  The Visa Waiver Program is first and foremost ...
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Condemning the Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 27, 2023 The United States condemns in the strongest terms the horrific terrorist attack that occurred today outside of a synagogue in Jerusalem. We mourn those killed in the attack, and our thoughts are with the injured, including children. The notion of people being targeted as ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Michèle Taylor United States Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council

January 27, 2023 The Massuah Institute for the Study of the Holocaust Tel Yitzhak, Israel  Good morning, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honor to be here with you today. We gather on International Holocaust Remembrance Day to preserve the legacy and honor the memory of both those who were murdered during the Holocaust and ...
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The Situation in Jenin

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 26, 2023 Today in Jenin, at least nine Palestinians, including militants and at least one civilian, were killed and over twenty injured during an Israeli Defense Forces counterterrorism operation against a Palestinian Islamic Jihad cell. We recognize the very real security challenges facing Israel and the Palestinian Authority, ...
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