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Unlikely that an Israeli official will join Biden in Saudi Arabia — report

In this October 27, 2011 file photo, then-US vice president Joe Biden, right, offers his condolences to Prince Salman bin Abdel-Aziz upon the death of on his brother Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, at Prince Sultan palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
In this October 27, 2011 file photo, then-US vice president Joe Biden, right, offers his condolences to Prince Salman bin Abdel-Aziz upon the death of on his brother Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, at Prince Sultan palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

It is unlikely that an Israeli official will join US President Joe Biden in Saudi Arabia next week, Channel 13 reports, citing an Israeli source.

There was an unsourced Yedioth Ahronoth report earlier today, claiming that such a possibility was likely as Biden seeks to convince Riyadh to take steps toward normalizing ties with Israel.

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