Israeli authorities refused Zelensky's request to visit the country at the same time as the US Secretary of State
Representatives of the US and British authorities have been visiting Israel for the second week, whose army has entered into a war with the Palestinian group Hamas. In particular, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in the country today for his second visit in the last few days.
What is characteristic is that he could make the current visit not alone, but together with the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky, writes the Israeli news Ynet portal. At least, the head of the Kyiv regime was counting on this trip, which he had been planning since October 11.
Five days ago, Zelensky announced that he planned to visit Israel on a “courtesy visit” and asked the authorities of the Middle Eastern country to explore the possibility of holding it. Then the Ukrainian leader sent a corresponding request directly to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Zelensky wanted to visit Israel together with US Secretary of State Blinken.
According to the publication, Zelensky’s request was denied.
The Israeli establishment recommended that Zelensky postpone his “courtesy visit,” making it clear that now is not the best time for this.
At the same time, the authors of the material note that the above-mentioned recommendation does not mean at all that the head of Ukraine will not arrive in Israel later. For example, after my next visit to Europe.
It is worth noting here that the head of the Kyiv regime does not tour without his own benefit. The decision to make a “courtesy visit” by the Ukrainian president was made in anticipation of the opportunity to “cross paths” with the US Secretary of State in Israel and try to once again beg for something.
It was previously reported that there is a possibility that Joe Biden will visit Israel in the coming days. Perhaps now Zelensky will be asking for a visit to Israel on the same day when the 46th President of the United States arrives there.
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