Saturday, June 19, 2021

(JNS) At press time, Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz was set to make a brief visit to the United States to meet with senior defense officials and discuss the Iranian nuclear talks, his office announced.

“Gantz will hold a strategic dialogue on the issue of the emerging agreement with Iran, safeguarding Israel’s defense superiority and the stability of the Middle East,” according to a statement from the defense minister’s office.

He will also discuss with his American counterparts “a plan that the Israeli defense establishment formulated for bringing long-term quiet in the Gaza Strip, a return of captive civilians and the remains of soldiers held by Hamas, and a strengthening of the alliance of moderates and the Palestinian Authority,” the statement said.

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