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Statement from President Joe Biden on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

JANUARY 26, 2023 Tomorrow, Jill and I will pause to mourn the six million Jews who were systematically and savagely murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators during the Holocaust — and to grieve the Roma and Sinti, Slavs, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and political dissidents who were also killed. As we join nations ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Egypt, Israel, and the West Bank

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 26, 2023 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel, and the West Bank from January 29-31 to consult with partners on a range of global and regional priorities, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Iran, Israeli-Palestinian relations and preserving the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the protection ...
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CENTCOM and Israel Defense Forces Conduct Exercise Juniper Oak 23.2

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, U.S. Central Command and the Israel Defense Forces begin Exercise Juniper Oak 23.2 in Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. This exercise strengthens collective U.S.-Israeli readiness and improves the interoperability of both forces, thereby contributing to regional stability. Exercises like Juniper Oak show that interoperability and integration represent the improved security in the ...
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Readout from NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Travel to Israel and the West Bank

JANUARY 19, 2023 Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Jake Sullivan traveled to Israel and the West Bank January 18-20.  He was joined by Deputy Assistant to the President and Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk. In Jerusalem, Mr. Sullivan met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Isaac Herzog, and members ...
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Joint Statement by the National Security Advisors of the United States of America, Israel, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates

JANUARY 19, 2023 Today, the National Security Advisors of the United States, Israel, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates met to discuss ways to deepen regional integration, including in the areas of clean energy, emerging technology, regional security, and commercial relations. Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Jake Sullivan and Israeli National Security ...
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