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Katz sends ‘support and solidarity’ after UK ambassador’s arrest in Tehran

“I write to express my support and solidarity following the appalling behavior of the Iranian authorities towards your ambassador in Tehran,” Katz wrote to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

Israel Katz to postpone Dubai visit due to security concerns - diplomats

Sources linked the decision to spiraling tensions between the US and Iran

By REUTERS
12/01/2020
NY to DC, Paris, Dublin, Hague: Israel gains legitimacy around the world

According to a report on Channel 13, the US has approached the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Morocco to promote normalization of ties.

06/12/2019
Conservative leader Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are seen during a televised debate
Foreign Minister Israel Katz says he hopes Corbyn loses British election

"I won't meddle in internal elections but I personally hope that he won't be elected, with this whole wave of antisemitism... I hope the other side wins," he said.

By REUTERS
05/12/2019
A firefighter stands near a damaged building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, December
Israel aid team arrives in Albania following earthquake

The 6.4-magnitude quake, Albania's worst ever, was centered 30 km. west of the capital Tirana and was felt across the Balkans and southern Italy across the Adriatic Sea.

03/12/2019
Aaron's Tomb Jordan
Jordan to reopen Aaron's Tomb after closure due to 'illegal' Jewish prayer

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin notified Foreign Minister Israel Katz about the decision to reopen the site as part of talks that began during a meeting with Jordanian officials in London.

02/12/2019
PM Benjamin Netanyahu with leaders of the right-wing bloc, Nov. 2019
Right-wing bloc pushes support for Netanyahu: Innocent until proven guilty

Katz stressed that even Likud's political rivals should internalize that as long as there is no legal decision disqualifying Netanyahu as prime minister, he is permitted to continue in his position.

22/11/2019
Foreign Minister Israel Katz: US must upgrade military threat on Iran

Prior to speech at The Jerusalem Post conference, FM Katz only called for sanctions.

21/11/2019
Israel Katz: Targeted slaying of PIJ leaders sends warning to region

Israel killed PIJ leader Bahaa Abu al-Ata in a surgical strike in Gaza, marking Israel’s clear return to targeted assassinations.

An Iraqi demonstrator uses a sling shot during the ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad
Israel Katz butts in on Iraqi protests, but not Lebanon

First official comments by an Israeli minister come hours after commander of a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi militia accuses Israel of exacerbating unrest

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