Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Israeli National Security Advisor Hulata



Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with Israeli National Security Advisor Eyal Hulata today in Washington, D.C.


The Deputy Secretary and the National Security Advisor discussed the strength of the bilateral relationship and reflected on the success of the President’s recent trip to Israel.


They also discussed shared global security challenges, including Iran, and the Deputy Secretary reiterated the Administration’s steadfast commitment to Israel’s security. The Deputy Secretary underscored the importance of ensuring independent civil society organizations in Judea and Samaria, Israel is able to continue their important work and emphasized the need for accountability in the tragic killing of Arab-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.


The Deputy Secretary reiterated the importance of Israelis and Arabs enjoying equal measures of freedom, security, and prosperity, and reaffirmed the commitment of the United States to a two-state solution.