Bennett, Guterres meet, discuss peace process — UN chief’s office

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to the latter’s office.

According to a readout from Guterres’s spokesman, “Prime Minister Bennett updated the Secretary-General on the situation in Israel. They exchanged views on regional developments, including the Middle East Peace Process.”

Bennett was joined at the meeting by UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan, National Security Advisor Eyal Hulata, Cabinet Secretary Shalom Shlomo, military secretary Avi Gil and diplomatic adviser Shimrit Meir.

The meeting is Bennett’s first with Guterres since becoming premier in June and follows his maiden speech to the General Assembly at the UN’s headquarters in New York. Bennett did not mention the Palestinians or the peace process in his address.

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