Israel Foreign Minister Starts U.S. Visit

Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman began a visit to the U.S. on Tuesday, meeting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee John Kerry and Republican Senator John McCain.

In his meeting with Clinton, Lieberman and the Secretary of State spoke about the deteriorating situation in Syria, developments in Egypt and the Israeli-Palestinian political standstill.

Lieberman thanked Clinton for the U.S. resolute stand on the Iranian issue, and said that the U.S.’s recent steps, which included tightening sanctions on Iranian banks, send an important message to the region.

Later on Tuesday, Lieberman met with Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee John Kerry and Republican Senator John McCain.

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