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U.S., Israel meet on assistance

American and Israeli officials met to discuss strategic cooperation, assistance over the next decade and the Jewish state’s long-term economic and military requirements. The Israeli Embassy and U.S. State Department said in a release that Thursday’s talks were led by
Under Secretary for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns,
Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fisher and Israeli Finance Ministry Director-General Yarom Ariav. The meeting was the first in a series of
discussions to develop U.S. assistance to Israel.