S Jaishankar Calls On Israel President, PM; Discusses Bilateral Relations
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S Jaishankar Calls On Israel President, PM; Discusses Bilateral Relations

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October 20, 2021

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday called on Israeli President Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and discussed ways to enhance the bilateral relationship besides exchanging views on regional and global issues of mutual concern.


New Delhi, 20 October 2021

As per news report of NDTV, Mr Jaishankar, who is currently on a five-day visit to Israel, called on the two leaders separately. This is Mr Jaishankar's first visit to Israel as External Affairs Minister. He is visiting the country at the invitation of Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid. On Tuesday, Mr Jaishankar met with Israeli Parliament Speaker Mickey Levy and the two leaders discussed at length the common challenges faced by the two countries like radicalisation, and took stock of the developments in the region. On Monday, Mr Jaishankar held "very productive talks" with Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid duringh which the two countries agreed to resume negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) from next month with an aim to conclude the long-pending deal by next June.

Source - NDTV

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