Thomas Countrymen envoy of the U.S. state Department visited Israel

Fri, 22.05.2015 16:02

Kiev/ Ukraine in Arabic/ The purpose of the visit of Catriona to exert pressure on Israel to compel Jerusalem to resume dialogue in this area. The problem of a nuclear-free Middle East has become one of the main themes ending on may 22, the conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.

The U.S. state Department confirmed that Thomas countrymen was in Israel on a short visit to discuss the problem. However, the Israeli foreign Ministry refrained from making any comment, citing the extreme sensitivity of the problem."

Thomas countrymen met with the Deputy Director General of the Ministry of foreign Affairs Jeremy Issacharoff - their conversation lasted until 3 o'clock in the morning.

The problem of a nuclear-free Middle East is a rare issue on which the US and Russia there is a full understanding. The Kremlin, frustrated by the fact that the conference, which was held three years ago with the participation of countries in the middle East, was cancelled, invited Washington to take on the organization of a new conference no later than March 2016, says the Associated Press.

Foreign experts believe that Israel has not acceded to the Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, is the only middle Eastern state with nuclear weapons. According to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Arsenal Israel has at least 200 nuclear warheads.

 Official Jerusalem is not confirmed, however, and does not refute these rumors.


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