Netanyahu meets with outgoing UN Middle East envoy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with outgoing UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov.

Netanyahu “thanked him for the positive role he filled vis-à-vis various elements in the region,” his office says.

“Prime Minister Netanyahu insisted on the importance of continued assistance in the important mission of returning the IDF fallen and the civilians being held by Hamas in Gaza,” the statement adds.

Norwegian diplomat Tor Wennesland is set to replace Mladenov.