Macron, Netanyahu discuss Iran, Libya

SIBIU, May 9, 2019 (Xinhua) -- French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in the Grand Square in front of the Sibiu City Hall to attend the European Union (EU) informal summit in Sibiu, Romania, May 9, 2019. The leaders of the EU member states on Thursday agreed on defending "one Europe" and upholding the rules-based international order in their "10 commitments" declaration, made at an informal summit in Sibiu. (Xinhua/Chen Jin/IANS) by .
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President Macron and Prime Minister Netanyahu are expected to discuss issues related to Iran and the Palestinians. Macron is also scheduled to meet with Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas…reports Asian Lite News

JERUSALEM, Feb. 28, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to reporters in his Jerusalem office, on Feb. 28, 2019. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday blasted the decision by the attorney general to charge him with corruption as a left-wing "conspiracy." (Xinhua/JINI/IANS) by .
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French President Emmanuel Macron began his visit to Israel on Wednesday morning and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The Israeli Prime Minister’s office issued a statement saying that Netanyahu and his wife welcomed Macron at the Prime Minister’s residence here, Xinhua news agency reported.

“He and Prime Minister Netanyahu are currently having a working meeting over breakfast,” read the statement.

The two are expected to discuss issues related to Iran and the Palestinians.

Macron is also scheduled to meet with Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

The French President will also attend a ceremony on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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