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Jake Sullivan expected to visit Israel soon – report

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan plans to visit Jerusalem in mid-January to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli officials in the new government, according to five senior Israeli officials’ report to Walla!

Israeli officials said, as it stands now, Sullivan will be the first American senior official to visit Israel after the new government has taken office.

They added that a visit from Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected soon thereafter.

Who will Sullivan meet with?

Sullivan is expected to meet with Netanyahu and incoming Israeli National Security Adviser Tzachi Hanegbi. He is also expected to meet with Ron Dermer, the new Minister of Strategic Affairs, with whom he is already familiar from Dermer’s time in Washington D.C. as Israeli Ambassador to the United States.

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