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US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken today called for a “credible investigation” into the deaths of Palestinian and American journalist Sirin Abu Aklech, after offering her family US support.
The US Secretary of State stated that she had a conversation with her brother Sirin Abu Aklech during the flight to Berlin, where she participated in the informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers.
“I have had the opportunity to express my deepest condolences, my deep respect for her work as a journalist for many years,” Anthony Blinken told reporters in Berlin, adding that the need for the circumstances of the death of the world-renowned journalist “.
Anthony Blinken offered the journalist’s family the support of US diplomats in Jerusalem, a senior State Department official had previously said.
The US Secretary of State had previously stated that he was “deeply disturbed by the intervention of the Israeli police” during the journalist’s funeral.