Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Sunday, March 27, 2022
Israel said to up defense readiness in south over fears of aerial threats to Negev Summit
Israel has raised its defense readiness in the south of the country amid concerns of aerial threats during the Negev Summit meeting of foreign ministers, the Kan public broadcaster reports.
According to the report, the Israeli Air Force has put several planes in the air ahead of the expected arrival of the foreign ministers from the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and Egypt.
Also attending the summit are Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is already in Israel.