| 27 February 2024, Tuesday |

US arms control official to visit Israel, Turkiye next week to discuss security issues

The State Department announced on Thursday that a senior US official is scheduled to visit Israel and Turkey next week for discussions on security matters and arms control.
“Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, Mallory Stewart, will travel to Jerusalem and Ankara during the week of Sept. 4-9,” the State Department said in a statement.

“In Jerusalem, she will meet with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for discussions on strategic stability, multilateral arms control, responsible uses of artificial intelligence and space security,” it added.

Meanwhile, in the Turkish capital, Ankara, Stewart will hold talks with officials from the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of National Defense “on strategic stability, risk reduction, and current arms control and security matters.”

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