Blinken to Gantz: those responsible for the death of Abu Akle must be punished

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 Blinken to Gantz: Those responsible for the death of Abu Akle must be punished

Those responsible for the death of Al-Jazeera journalist Shirin Abu Akle in Jenin must be held accountable. This statement was made during a conversation with Secretary of Defense Benny Gantz by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. The results of the conversation on Saturday, July 30, summed up the official representative of the State Department, Ned Price. According to him, the parties discussed a number of common security challenges, including threats from Iran, and US support for Israel's security. Blinken reaffirmed the US administration's conviction that Israelis and Palestinians deserve equal conditions of security, freedom and democracy. The Secretary of State also raised the tragic murder of Palestinian-American journalist Shirin Abu Akle and the need to bring those responsible to justice,” — Price said. In turn, the Israeli Ministry of Defense reported that Gantz informed Blinken about the progress of the investigation into the murder of the journalist.

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