US Diplomat To Travel To Germany, Israel For Security Talks - State Dept.

US Diplomat to Travel to Germany, Israel for Security Talks - State Dept.

US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson will travel to Germany and Israel this month to participate in security discussions related to cyber security threats, arms control and missile defense cooperation, among other topics, the US Department of State said in a news release on Monday

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th February, 2019) US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson will travel to Germany and Israel this month to participate in security discussions related to cyber security threats, arms control and missile defense cooperation, among other topics, the US Department of State said in a news release on Monday.

"Thompson will travel to Germany and Israel, February 13 - 21, 2019," the release said. "In Germany, the Under Secretary will participate in the 2019 Munich Security Conference [and] in Israel.

.. will lead the U.S. delegation to the United States-Israel Joint Political Military Group (JPMG)."

In Germany, Thompson will also hold a series of bilateral meetings with senior government officials, the release added.

While the under secretary is in Israel she will receive field briefings on the Israeli government's response to the country's current security challenges, according to the release.

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