2018-08-20

John Bolton in Israel.

Arutz Sheva: National Security Adviser John Bolton arrives in Israel for first official visit.
Bolton assumed office on April 9, after US President Donald Trump fired his predecessor, H.R. McMaster.

Bolton is scheduled to meet Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday morning.

Following his visit to Israel, Bolton is expected to visit Ukraine and Geneva, where he will meet
with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev.

Times of Israel: Talks expected to focus on Iran.
US National Security Adviser John Bolton was set to arrive in Israel on Sunday for two days of talks expected to heavily focus on Iran and its military presence in Syria.

Bolton will be hosted for dinner Sunday evening by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his official residence, Netanyahu’s office said Saturday, and will meet with the premier again on Monday morning for further discussions.

VOA: Iran nuclear program at top of list.
Iran's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs are at "the top of the list," U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday after arriving in Israel, where he plans to holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The two held a working dinner Sunday and will continue their talks Monday.