U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis Meets Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman in Washington

(i24news) Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was hosted at the Pentagon on Tuesday by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Israeli officials described the meeting as "warm and friendly." The two discussed strategic Middle East issues, including Iran, Syria, Lebanon and more. Lieberman said, "We need an active America in our region." He also voiced Israel's concern over the line being taken by the Lebanese president and the involvement of the Lebanese army in Hizbullah's efforts.

2017-03-08 00:00:00

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