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US plans visa ban on extremist Israeli settlers in WB: Reports

Washington, Dec 1 (UNI) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the White House plans to impose visa bans within a matter of weeks on Israeli settlers involved in extremist violence in the West Bank, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing a senior State Department official.
Blinken made the remarks in a closed-door meeting with Netanyahu in Jerusalem, the report added. He also encouraged Israel to take legal action against all lawbreakers, including Israelis who are also US citizens.
The ban would prevent extremist settlers from traveling to the US, although those who are dual US-Israeli citizens would not be affected.
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9 killed in terrorist attack in western Burundi

26 Feb 2024 | 8:44 PM

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4 workers rescued in mine collapse in eastern Turkey

26 Feb 2024 | 8:13 PM

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Maryam Nawaz Sharif elected first female chief minister of Pak Punjab

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26 Feb 2024 | 8:09 PM

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Landslide stalls train in Greece, no injuries reported

26 Feb 2024 | 8:09 PM

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