Feb 08, 2024, 05:58PM ISTSource: TOI.in
In a significant diplomatic development, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers a stern warning to Israel during his visit to Tel Aviv. Blinken condemns Israel’s actions in Gaza, particularly focusing on civilian casualties, and cautions against dehumanizing individuals in the region. The White House expresses dissatisfaction with Israel, marking the harshest US stance towards the country to date. Blinken emphasizes the innocence of the majority of people in Gaza and underscores the shared humanity, urging Israel to prioritize civilian protection and increase assistance to those in need. The remarks signal heightened tensions in US-Israel relations, drawing international attention and criticism from key allies. Humanitarian concerns take center stage in discussions between the US and Israel, reflecting broader efforts to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza.