In a statement made on Monday, US State Secretary Antony Blinken expressed regret for the deaths of “innocent” Palestinians during the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas. The statement was a rare moment of empathy for those affected by the violence in the Middle East. Blinken’s remarks come amid growing international pressure to end the conflict, which has led to over 200 deaths – mostly civilians – in Gaza.
The US State Secretary has voiced sorrow for the Palestinians killed in Gaza, saying that they were “innocent” and didn’t deserve to die. He also said that the US is working to try and find a way to stop the violence.
He said that the US is committed to peace in the region and will continue to work with both sides to find a way forward. He also called on Hamas to stop its rocket attacks on Israel and said that Israel has a right to defend itself.
He also said that the US is working to ensure that Gaza’s reconstruction can begin
In a press conference today, US State Secretary John Kerry expressed sorrow for the innocent Palestinians who have been killed in the recent violence in Gaza. He also said that the US is working to ensure that Gaza’s reconstruction can begin as soon as possible.
Kerry said that the US is “deeply concerned” about the situation in Gaza and that they are working with all parties to try to de-escalate the violence. He condemned the rocket attacks by Hamas on Israel and said that Israel has a right to defend itself. However, he also said that the US is saddened by the loss of life on both sides, and urged all parties to do everything they can to avoid further civilian casualties.
Kerry said that the US is working with partners in the region to try to bring about a cease-fire and that they are also working to ensure that Gaza’s reconstruction can begin as soon as possible. He said that it is essential that Hamas stops its rocket attacks so that this can happen.
The secretary’s remarks come as the death toll in Gaza reaches over 2,000
The secretary’s remarks come as the death toll in Gaza reaches over 2,000. In a statement released by the State Department, Kerry said he was “deeply concerned” by the loss of life in Gaza and Israel.
“I call on all parties to protect civilians, restore calm, and take immediate steps to return to negotiations that will result in a sustainable cease-fire,” Kerry said. “As we mourn those who have been killed, we must also redouble our efforts to achieve a comprehensive peace that ends this conflict once and for all.”
The Palestinian Authority has condemned the Israeli offensive in Gaza, saying it has killed more than 1,800 Palestinians and wounded over 9,000 others. Israel says 64 of its soldiers have been killed in combat.
Over 10,000 people have been injured in the conflict
Since the start of the conflict, over 10,000 people have been injured. The majority of these have been Palestinian, but there have also been a significant number of Israeli casualties. civilians have borne the brunt of the violence, with many homes and businesses being destroyed. This has caused widespread suffering and displacement, as people are forced to flee their homes in search of safety.
The scale of human suffering is immense, and it is hard to see how it can be ended without a negotiated peace settlement. However, as long as the violence continues, innocent civilians will continue to pay the price.
Israel has said that it is defending itself against Hamas attacks
Israel has said that it is defending itself against Hamas attacks. Hamas has been firing rockets into Israel, and Israel has responded with airstrikes. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States “strongly condemns” the rocket attacks and called for an end to the violence. He also said that the United States is “deeply saddened” by the loss of life on both sides.