Blinken emphasizes the importance of Palestinian statehood in Saudi-Israeli normalization efforts

US Secretary of State Blinken stated that the integration and normalization efforts in the Middle East must include the formation of a Palestinian state. This came after his visit to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan. He met with families affected by the conflict, and expressed the importance of providing humanitarian assistance to the region. Blinken also discussed the need for reducing Palestinian casualties and providing support for displaced Palestinians. Additionally, he emphasized the importance of Palestinian statehood in bringing lasting peace to the region. This article also mentions that other leaders in the region are also working towards finding diplomatic resolutions to the conflicts.