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Biden Sends Secretary of State to Middle East to Speak to Israel, Palestinian Leaders

President Joe Biden’s secretary of state will travel to the Middle East this week to speak with leaders in Israel and other partners in the region, the White House announced Monday. Biden, a Democrat, credited America’s “quiet, intensive diplomacy” with helping bring about the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, a terrorist group that operates out of the Gaza Strip. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, he said, would speak with Israeli leaders “about our ironclad commitment to Israel’s security.” “He will continue our Administration’s efforts to rebuild ties to, and support for, the Palestinian people and leaders, after years of neglect. And he will engage other key partners in the region, including on the coordinated international effort to ensure immediate assistance reaches Gaza in a way that benefits the people there and not Hamas, and on reducing the risk of further conflict in the coming months,” Biden added. Blinken left from …

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