US Envoy Pressures Israel on ‘Two-State Solution’ at UNSC

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Linda Thomas-Greenfield answers questions during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington on Jan. 27. Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images

US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield met with Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Monday to discuss the Biden Administration’s “commitment to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon” – but used the opportunity to also continue her boss’s mission of pressuring Israel into accepting the so-called “two state solution.”

“On the same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying: “To your descendants I have given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates.” Genesis 15:18

Nate Evans, a spokesperson for the US Mission to the United Nations, said in a statement that Thomas-Greenfield “expressed the United States’ ironclad commitment to Israel’s security” and discussed with Gantz “our shared commitment to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.”

The two leaders expressed their concerns about the activities of Iran’s Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, and their strong support for the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

But Thomas-Greenfield also “underscored the critical need for accountability for the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh,” the spokesperson said.

Assessment: Like a dog with a bone, the Biden team found 1 killing to blame on Israel even though no one can say for certain which side fired the shot …

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