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United States, Jul 1 (Canadian-Media): Discussion on Iran was held June 30 by Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State Brian Hook with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi in Jerusalem, Israel, media reports said.
Benjamin Netanyahu.Image credit: Twitter handle
Joint efforts to counter Iranian malign activity in the region and deny Iran the resources to fuel terrorism and fund proxies were discussed by Hook and Netanyahu.
The importance of extending the United Nations arms embargo on Iran, which is set to expire on October 18, 2020 was also discussed.
To ensure arms restrictions on Iran do not expire, and to reiterate United States’ commitment to Israel’s security, Hook and Ashkenazi discussed the ongoing diplomatic cooperation between Israel and the United States across a range of areas and underscored the shared values and interests.