Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Israeli President Herzog – United States Department of State

Foreign Minister Antony J. Blinken met with Israeli President Isaac Herzog in Tel Aviv today. The Secretary reaffirmed the commitment of the United States to Israel’s security and discussed the latest efforts to achieve a ceasefire that ensures the release of the hostages. Secretary Blinken and President Herzog also discussed the importance of delivering urgent humanitarian assistance to civilians throughout Gaza, protecting humanitarian workers, and avoiding regional tensions. He reiterated the commitment of the United States to establish lasting peace, security, and stability in the region.