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The Head of American Intelligence , William Burns, is expected on Tuesday, August 10 in Israel. In the program of this visit: the Iranian nuclear file but also the recent incidents in the Gulf and the Israeli-Lebanese border.
with our correspondent in Jerusalem, Michel Paul
The visit of the head of the CIA is surrounded by the greatest discretion. It intervenes in the context of a renewed tension between Israel and Iran. At the same time in the Gulf but also on the Israeli-Lebanese border.
According to the media in Israel William Burns must meet primarilyand also his Israeli counterpart David Barnea, the head of the Israeli intelligence center, the Mossad who has just come into office.
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According to Israeli officials, interviews should focus on the Iranian nuclear program and regional activities. In particular, Israel wants to know the position of the Biden administration towards the new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.Visit to Ramallah
According to the Israeli news website Walla News, William Burns will also visit Ramallah to meet the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Palestinian intelligence officer, Majed Faraj.
The media in Israel recall that William Burns, career diplomat, was originally, under the chairmanship of Barack Obama, a rapprochement with Iran to which Israel had opposed.
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