New Foreign Minister Cohen meets predecessor Lapid ahead of welcome ceremony

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

File: Incoming Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, left, and his predecessor Yair Lapid meet for a handover meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem, January 2, 2023. (Foreign Ministry)
File: Incoming Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, left, and his predecessor Yair Lapid meet for a handover meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem, January 2, 2023. (Foreign Ministry)

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen meets with his predecessor, opposition leader Yair Lapid, at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem.

According to the ministry, the two discussed Israel-US ties, the Iranian threat and expanding the Abraham Accords.

Cohen is having his official welcome ceremony at the ministry this afternoon.

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