Speaker of US House of Representatives arrives in Israel

April 3, 2016 23:09

US Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan arrived in Israel on Sunday leading a bipartisan delegation of senior house law makers, according to a press release.

The delegation is scheduled to meet with government officials to discuss the Israel-US relationship and security issues in the Middle East and the rest of the world. 

“I’m proud that my first trip as speaker is a return to Israel," said, Ryan.

"At this critical moment, it is essential that we reaffirm the historic alliance between our two nations and work together to address the mutual security threats that we face," he added.

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