Bennett-Biden meeting extends beyond allotted time

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and US President Joe Biden’s private White House meeting has extended past the 25 minutes originally allotted.

After the one-on-one sit down, the two will give brief remarks to the press and answer several questions before the sides will hold an expanded working meeting with their aides.

On the US side, Biden will be joined by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, US ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield, NSC Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGuirk, Chargé d’Affaires for the US Embassy in Israel Michael Ratney, and Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Barbara Leaf.

Bennett will be joined by his National Security Advisor Eyal Haluta, Cabinet Secretary Shalom Shlomo, Chief of Staff Tal Gan Tzvi, Military Secretary Gen, Avi Gil, envoy to the US and UN Gilad Erdan, and foreign policy adviser Shimrit Meir.

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