British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw will arrive in Israel for a two-day visit as the guest of Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

The British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, will arrive in Israel tomorrow (Wednesday, 24 November) for a two-day visit as the guest of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom.

During his visit, Mr. Straw will meet with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Foreign Minister Shalom,  Ministry of Industry and Trade Ehud Olmert, and Opposition Leader Shimon Peres.

The visiting British minister will discuss with his hosts topics relating to the diplomatic process.