US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Israel for the first time since taking office.
He is scheduled to hold talks with Prime Minister of the Jewish State Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, TASS reported referring to radio Kan.
At the airport, Blinken was met by his Israeli counterpart. Netanyahu's office said that the start of talks between the Secretary of State and the head of the Israeli Cabinet will take place at Netanyahu's office in Jerusalem.
After that, Blinken is scheduled to meet with Ashkenazi, which will take place, according to the radio station, in the building of the Israeli Foreign Ministry.