US Secretary of State Meets Sherin Abu Akle’s Family in Washington (photo)

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced Wednesday that he met with the family of the late Palestinian journalist Shirin Abu Akle in Washington.

“Today I met the family of slain American-Palestinian journalist Shirin Abu Akle, whose brave journalist earned her the respect of viewers around the world,” the minister tweeted via his social media account, with photos attached. .

“I expressed my deepest condolences and commitment to holding her tragic murder accountable,” he added.

Yesterday, Tuesday, the US State Department said that the bullet that killed Abu Akila was most likely fired from the Israeli side. And she said: “Minister Anthony Blinken continues to discuss the responsibility for the killing of Abu Akle with the Palestinian and Israeli sides.”

The US State Department added that “the bullet that killed her was fired primarily by Israeli soldiers and there is no indication that it was deliberately fired.”

And she continued: “We want a quick and comprehensive investigation into the murder of Shirin Abu Akle that will lead to accountability.”

The family of journalist Shirin Abu Akle, who was killed while covering an Israeli operation in the West Bank last May, called on the United States to conduct an independent investigation and hold Israel accountable during the family’s current visit to Washington at Blinken’s invitation. .

The family, who will also meet lawmakers in the US Congress, said they called on the United States to conduct a “comprehensive, credible, independent and transparent” investigation into her daughter’s murder.

Source: RT

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