Washington DC, 30 March 2022 (TDI): Anthony J. Blinken, the Secretary of State will be traveling to Morocco, Algeria, Israel, and the West Bank from 26 to 30 March 2022.

This tour discusses important matters such as the Russian government’s war on Ukraine, Iran’s activities, the Abraham Accords, Israeli-Palestinian relations, and preserving the possibility of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, among other topics.

He plans to visit a variety of officials, diplomats, authorities, and government members as well as allies to discuss the global and regional conflicts. His tour started at the West Bank where he met the Prime Minister.

Meetings with Ministers

His schedule included meetings with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid, Defense Minister Benny Gantz, and Israeli President Isaac Herzog.

He extended the United States security to Israel and reviewed the Palestine-Israel conflict. President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine and the civil society members also met him to ensure the rights and fight for the Palestinian people.

His next stop was Morocco. There a meeting between Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and the US-sponsored sports program alumni was held. Bilateral relations, cooperation, and fundamental human rights were talked about.

Antony Blinken also met Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to discuss developments and regional security. Next, the Secretary is scheduled to travel to Algeria to meet up with President Abdelmadjid Tebboune.

He will also meet Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra to discuss regional security and stability, commercial cooperation, advancing human rights and fundamental freedoms, and other areas of mutual concern.

During his trip, Secretary Blinken will discuss all the concerning matters of economy, politics, development and security. He will also tell that the United States absolutely supports Ukraine and that they stand beside it, especially since the Russian attack.

The United States is adamant on stopping Russia from further aggression and wishes to work with their allies that would also sanction Russian when needed.