WORLD Israeli PM, CIA chief meet with focus on Iran

WORLD

Israeli PM, CIA chief meet with focus on Iran

CGTN

20:38, August 11, 2021

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief William Burns met Wednesday in Israel to discuss Iran and strengthen intelligence cooperation between the two allies.

The Israeli Prime Minister's Office said in a statement that the two discussed "boosting intelligence and security cooperation between Israel and the United States."

Moreover, they discussed regional issues "with an emphasis on Iran, and options for expanding and deepening regional cooperation," the statement read.

The meeting was also attended by chief of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency David Barnea and other senior Israeli security officials.

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