In first, Indian PM Modi to visit Israel

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Israel, though no firm date has been set, his Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said at a press conference on Sunday, the Indian media reported.

“As far as the prime minister’s visit is concerned, he will travel to Israel. No dates have been finalized. It will take place as per mutually convenient dates,” the Hindustan Times reported.

Swaraj also said that she would visit “Israel, Palestine and Jordan” this year, but also gave no exact dates. According to the paper, the Indian and Israeli foreign ministries will hold a consultation in July to discuss the Swaraj visit. The paper speculated that a Modi visit could come in November.


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