6/18, 3:29 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Blinken, Lapid discuss Israeli-Palestinian ties

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Israeli Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid discussed "the need to improve Israeli-Palestinian relations in practical ways."

The two officials "also shared opinions on opportunities to deepen normalization efforts" and addressed "regional security issues, including Iran," according to the US State Department.

Blinken again expressed Washington's "unwavering support" for the security of Israel.

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