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US Secretary of State Blinken announces aid to Gaza, vows to reopen the Jerusalem consulate

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US would reopen its Jerusalem consulate, a diplomatic link between the United States and the Palestinians. In addition, Blinken reiterated that Washington intends to ensure Hamas does not benefit from humanitarian aid, which could be a difficult task in a tightly controlled enclave.