Mossad chief met with Trump team: report

Mossad chief met with Trump team: report
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Yossi Cohen, the head of Mossad, secretly traveled to the United States for the meeting to discuss security issues ranging from the Iran nuclear agreement to the civil war in Syria, the news outlet reported.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly organized the visit and Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, was also part of the meetings.

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The report said Cohen and Trump’s team also talked about a conference to be held by Egypt.

Last week, Trump announced his choice of bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Israel.

Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, has also said moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is a high priority for the incoming administration.