Tuesday, November 22, 2022

IDF Chief of Staff meets US National Security Advisor

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, who is on a visit to Washington, met on Monday with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan.

National Security Council Spokesperson Adrienne Watson said in a statement that Sullivan “underscored the Administration’s ironclad support for Israel’s security, and the two exchanged views on a wide array of regional security issues of mutual concern.”

“They emphasized their shared determination to address security challenges impacting the Middle East, including the threats posed by Iran and its proxies, and Mr. Sullivan affirmed the President’s commitment to ensuring that Iran never acquires a nuclear weapon,” added Watson.

“The two discussed the importance of taking steps to de-escalate the security situation in the West Bank, and Mr. Sullivan reiterated that a negotiated two-state solution remains the best avenue to achieve a lasting peace,” the statement concluded. READ MORE