Blinken stresses importance of concluding Israeli investigation into journalist’s murder


US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Friday and stressed the importance of concluding investigations into the murder of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, the department said. of state. "Secretary Blinken stressed the importance of concluding the inquests into the death of Palestinian-American Shireen Abu Akleh," the State Department said in a statement.