U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Arrives in Israel

(Ha'aretz) Noa Landau - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Israel on Monday for a trip that will seek to enlist additional Muslim countries to establish diplomatic relations with Israel, in the wake of the normalization deal with the UAE. After Israel, Pompeo is to visit Sudan, Bahrain and the UAE. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Pompeo would meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem "to discuss regional security issues related to Iran's malicious influence, establishing and deepening Israel's relationships in the region, as well as cooperation in protecting the U.S. and Israeli economies from malign investors."

2020-08-24 00:00:00

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