Official: US 5th fleet commander heading to Israel to prep for Gaza aid pier

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

As the US prepares to begin building a pier on the northern Gaza coast, US Fifth Fleet Commander Vice Adm. George Wikoff is expected in Israel tomorrow to meet Navy commander Vice Adm. David Saar Salama, an Israeli official tells the Times of Israel.

Humanitarian aid is expected to be landed on Gaza’s coast next week, according to the Israeli official, who would not expand on which country would be delivering it.

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