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March 10, 2014 6:21 pm
Downing Street has confirmed that Mr Cameron will spend two days in the country. He will meet Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, and address the Knesset, the country’s parliament.
Mr Cameron will also visit the occupied territories during his first visit since he was in opposition.
While there he will seek to ease Israel’s concerns over a deal between Iran and other world powers over Tehran’s nuclear programme. Israel has consistently warned the West has been fooled by Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian president. Mr Netanyahu has called him a “wolf in sheep’s clothing”.
The trip was scheduled for two weeks ago but was postponed because of widespread flooding in the UK.
The rearranged tour has also fallen into problems because of a strike by Israel’s Foreign Service Workers’ Association, who have told staff not to help with preparations.
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