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Netanyahu's prime advisers will meet this Thursday on the White House

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's prime advisers will meet with White House adviser Jake Sullivan and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in Washington on Thursday, amid tensions between the 2 allies over Israel's conflict in Gaza, authorities sources have stated. Israel's nationwide safety adviser Tzachi Hanegbi and Ron Dermer, Israel's minister of strategic affairs, will converse with Sullivan whereas a extra formal “strategic dialogue” assembly is rescheduled, in keeping with a White House official who spoke below situation of anonymity.

Blinken will meet with the Israelis at 3 p.m., in keeping with a senior State Department official. The White House official has said that the broader assembly has not been canceled, however that particulars have been being finalized. “Meanwhile, meetings with Israeli officials are taking place throughout the week at the level of experts and senior officials on a variety of topics,” the official stated.

Netanyahu on Tuesday issued a video in English during which he stated that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken had assured him that the Biden Administration was working to carry restrictions on weapons deliveries to Israel, an change that the America's prime diplomat declined to substantiate. In a uncommon account of usually personal diplomatic conversations, Netanyahu additionally claimed that he informed Blinken that it was “inconceivable” that in current months Washington was “withholding weapons and ammunition” from Israel. The remark sparked retorts from the Biden Administration. “We don't really know what he's talking about. We just don't know,” White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated at a information convention Tuesday. Blinken stated the weapons shipments, excluding one containing giant bombs, have been transferring as normal as Israel confronted safety threats past Gaza, together with Hezbollah and Iran. (Reuters)