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German president arrives in Israel to bid farewell to Rivlin

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrives at Ben Gurion Airport on June 30, 2021. (Miri Shimonovitz)
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrives at Ben Gurion Airport on June 30, 2021. (Miri Shimonovitz)

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier touches down at Ben Gurion Airport for an official state visit to Israel.

Steinmeier is slated to meet Thursday morning with his counterpart President Reuven Rivlin, who is on his way back from a visit to Washington. Rivlin’s term in office ends next week.

Steinmeier also has plans to visit Yad Vashem and meet with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

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