German FM heading to Israel, Palestinian territories Thursday

AFP

19th May, 2021 08:22:15 PM printer

German FM heading to Israel, Palestinian territories Thursday

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories for talks Thursday on the escalating conflict in the Middle East, a ministry spokeswoman said.

"The political talks will focus on the current escalation in the Middle East and the international efforts to end the violence," the spokeswoman said.

Maas will meet Israel's foreign and defence ministers. He will also travel to Ramallah to hold talks with the Palestinian premier.


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