30 April 2024

Secretary of State Antony Blinken opined that “the single biggest, most effective rebuke to both Iran and Hamas would be Israel having normal relations with every country in this region and the realisation of a Palestinian state… The work that Saudi Arabia and the U.S. have been doing together in terms of our own agreements, I think, is potentially very close to completion. But then in order to move forward with [Saudi-Israel] normalisation, two things will be required: calm in Gaza and a credible pathway to a Palestinian state”.

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