Liberman to make first trip to US as Defense Minister

June 16, 2016 12:16

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman will leave for an official visit to the United States Saturday and meet with his counterpart US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in Washington D.C., his office said in a statement Thursday.

Liberman is also expected to hold a number of meeting with the United States Armed Services Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate.

This will be Liberman's first visit to the United States as Israel's top defense official, where he is also scheduled for trips to New York and Dallas, Texas.

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