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Indian FM arrives in Israel for visit, will meet with Lapid and Herzog

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the State Department in Washington, May 28, 2021. (Saul Loeb/Pool via AP)
Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the State Department in Washington, May 28, 2021. (Saul Loeb/Pool via AP)

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar lands in Israel ahead of his visit tomorrow with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, President Isaac Herzog, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Energy Minister Karine Elharrar.

Other highlights of Jaishankar’s trip will include joining Elharrar as she signs on to Israel’s accession to the International Solar Alliance; visiting the graves of Indian soldiers at a Commonwealth WWI cemetery in Israel; observing the Blue Flag international air combat exercise; and taking part in a Zoom meeting tomorrow evening with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Lapid, and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed.

The four diplomats are expected to discuss environmental issues, energy, and trade during their virtual meeting.

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