Visit of Italian FM to Israel

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
August 28, 2001

The Italian Foreign Minister Renato Ruggiero arrives today (August 28) for a working visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

This is his first visit to the region, since he became Foreign Minister in June of this year.

In the course of his visit to Israel, Mr. Ruggiero will meet with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, and he will discuss regional developments with them.