Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House on Monday, March 5. The White House announced the news Monday at the end of readout regarding National Security Advisor Tom Donilon's trip to to Israel. The meeting comes amid heightened tensions between Israel and Iran, as well as ongoing unrest in Syria.
From the White House:
National Security Advisor Tom Donilon concluded a three day visit to Israel today for consultations with senior Israeli officials including Prime Minister Netanyahu, Defense Minister Barak, Chief of the General Staff Gantz, and National Security Advisor Gen. Yaakov Amidror. Mr. Donilon and his delegation addressed the full range of security issues of mutual concern. The visit is part of the continuous and intensive dialogue between the United States and Israel and reflects our unshakeable commitment to Israel’s security. Mr. Donilon relayed to Prime Minister Netanyahu that the President looks forward to meeting with him at the White House on March 5.