Israel’s Defense Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz flew to Washington on Wednesday evening for a security meeting with his US counterpart Mark Esper, his office said in a statement.
Additional talks are also scheduled for Thursday with other Pentagon officials that will deal with expansive security issues in the region. The former IDF chief of staff will be back in Israel on Friday.
Gantz and will meet his US counterpart for the second time in less than a month. Discussions will also touch on concerns regarding the lifting of the UN embargo on the sale of arms to Iran.
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