Foreign ministers slated to meet with Netanyahu are getting Steinitz instead
Top diplomats visiting Israel are being referred to Strategic and Intelligence Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz, since Interim Foreign Minister Netanyahu is having a hard time keeping up with his busy schedule.
Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders is threatening to cancel his visit to Israel, scheduled for April 26. The reason is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, also serving as foreign minister, has not yet managed to pencil the Belgian diplomat into his schedule and therefore suggested he meet Strategic and Intelligence Affairs Responsible for International Relations Minister Yuval Steinitz.
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