A special session in the third high-level Strategic Dialogue was devoted to Iran.

Communicated by MFA Spokesman’s Bureau

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Rafi Barak and UK Foreign Office Permanent Under-Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service Simon Fraser headed  the third Israel-UK Strategic Dialogue.

The strategic dialogue is a central part of the partnership between the two countries.  Officials from across both governments participated in the talks, which focused on the recent regional turmoil and wider regional developments, and the need for progress on the Middle East peace process.  A special session was devoted to the shared concern about Iran’s nuclear programme.

This is the third High-Level Strategic Dialogue. Both sides committed to continuing the talks on an annual basis.