Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
The following is attributable to Spokesperson John Kirby:
Secretary Kerry and Prime Minister Netanyahu discussed bilateral and regional security issues, with a focus on Syria and Daesh. They discussed steps that can be taken to stop the violence in Israel, Jerusalem and the West Bank and improve conditions on the ground. They also discussed ways in which the United States and Israel could further strengthen their security cooperation, in the face of regional instability. Secretary Kerry expressed sympathy and condolences for victims of recent terror attacks.