British Prime Minister Cameron Announces First Visit To Israel In Feb.


Britain's Prime Minister Cameron holds a news conference at the end of a European Union leaders summit in BrusselsBritish Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to travel to Israel next month for his long-awaited first official visit as Prime Minister. Mr. Cameron had confirmed his intention to visit Israel at the Downing Street Chanukah party last month.

Israeli Foreign Ministry sources reported that Mr Cameron would arrive in mid-February, within a week of a visit to the country from German chancellor Angela Merkel, according to The Jewish Chronicle.

The visit would be an opportunity to “show solidarity” and mark the country’s “extraordinary achievements,” Prime Minister Cameron said.

The exact date of Mr Cameron’s planned visit has not been announced. A Number 10 spokesperson said there would be no official comment on the Prime Minister’s travel plans ahead of the trip.

(Jacob Kornbluh – YWN)