Secretary of Defense Benny Gantz met in Washington with United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Thursday night. The Ministry of Defense stated that at the meeting the two discussed expanding the Abraham Accords and normalization with Arab countries. Gantz told Blinken that Israel is also working to strengthen relations with Jordan and Egypt.
Today I met with US Secretary of State @SecBlinken. We touched on challenges and opportunities of common strategic importance, including the growing threat of Iranian nuclear and hegemonic aspirations vis-a-vis opportunities to expand peace & normalization in the region. pic.twitter.com/3RdWugz3Jh— בני גנץ - Benny Gantz (@gantzbe) December 9, 2021
Today, I met with Israeli Defense Minister @gantzbe. We had a fruitful discussion about the U.S. commitment to Israeli security, regional challenges, and improving the lives of Israelis and Palestinians alike.— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) December 10, 2021