By Lahav Harkov, JPost—
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is scheduled to travel to Washington to meet with US President Joe Biden next Thursday.
“Towards the end of the month, I am expected to go to the US, coronavirus permitting, for an important meeting with President Biden,” Bennett said in a press conference on Wednesday. “The topic of Iran will be central.”
“Iran is at the most advanced point ever in enrichment, but we have a plan to deal with it and protect the security of the people of Israel,” he said.
Bennett said that the government has thoroughly examined the Iranian threat, in all of its facets, and put together a new strategy.
“We will be coming very focused, with an approach of partnership, an approach meant to stop the negative regional actions of Iran – its destabilizing, harming human rights and terrorism – and preventing Iran from getting close to nuclear breakout,” the prime minister stated.
The Bennett and Biden administrations have been working to plan a meeting between the leaders since the former entered office in June. Bennett would not schedule the trip before the Knesset went into recess, because of his razor-thin majority and the opposition’s endless filibustering. Continue Reading….