There have been 61 additional attacks against U.S. forces there since October 17, including attacks at three U.S. bases Friday.
The army said 50,000 people had fled their homes in the main battle zone of northern Gaza on Wednesday, a sharp increase in numbers from earlier this week.
Israel’s head of government had previously spoken to U.S. President Joe Biden about temporary ceasefires in the Gaza war.
The Minister also said the Nigerian government is doing everything possible to tackle insecurity and guarantee safety of tourists and others in the country.
Blinken reiterated his stance after separate meetings with Herzog and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Polls show the Florida governor, who is 44, running a distant second to Trump, who turns 77 next month.