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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, June 13, 2021

The office of incoming Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid announced Monday that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called to congratulate the new minister on his position and on the new government.

“The two discussed the special relationship between the United States and Israel,| said the statement issued by Lapid’s office.


“During the call the Foreign Minister thanked Secretary Blinken for the United States’ unwavering support for Israel.

“At the end of the call, Secretary Blinken invited Foreign Minister Lapid to Washington.”


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.