The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Israeli National Security Advisor Eyal Hulata yesterday. The Deputy Secretary and the National Security Advisor discussed U.S.-Israeli coordination on important global security challenges, including Iran and Russia’s unprovoked military build-up on Ukraine’s borders. Deputy Secretary Sherman reiterated the administration’s ironclad commitment to Israel’s security. Deputy Secretary Sherman also emphasized the importance of Israelis and Palestinians enjoying equal measures of security, freedom, and prosperity, and reaffirmed the commitment of the United States to a two-state solution.