'What the leaders will commit to today is a multi-year planning process for the military exercises in all domains'
China's peace envoy Li Hui will reportedly attend the conference in Jeddah, according to European and U.S. officials
Saudi demands include a 'significant progress' on the Palestinian issue
The two officials discussed a range of issues, including the Iranian nuclear threat and Israel’s normalization with other Middle Eastern countries
Reports suggest that the sale is linked to Turkey's approval of Sweden's NATO membership bid
Ukrainian president shares Russia's plan for Zaporizhzhia power plant, while Moscow-installed governors say a bridge or more were blown up in occupied areas
Washington sees as a more significant diplomatic event an upcoming visit to the U.S. by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Israeli and American officials also discussed mutual concerns about Russia’s 'deepening military relationship with Iran'
'The scope and scale of the bloodshed in Khartoum and Darfur, in particular, is appalling,' the White House statement stresses
They will meet with U.S. national security advisor Jake Sullivan and other senior officials at the White House and the State Department
The regional infrastructure project will be one of many topics discussed during the visit
The official statement made no mention of ongoing efforts to bring Saudi Arabia into the Abraham Accords
'Officials pledged to enhance coordination on measures to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon'
Senior Israeli officials Ron Dermer and Tzachi Hanegbi are expected to meet with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Secretary of State Antony Blinken
'Beijing will have to make decisions, whether it provides military assistance - but if it goes down that road, it will come at real costs to China'
'The larger challenge posed by China – its economic practices, its aggressive military moves – have had a profound impact on the thinking in Delhi'
Second high-profile U.S. official to visit Israel in a month after National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan
'If there is a violation of democratic values, it will make it difficult for us to provide unwavering and unqualified support to Israel'
Abbas said that Israeli actions in the West Bank threatened regional stability and could destroy the two-state solution
The two men discussed the strong partnership between Israel and the United States
The stalled nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is fast becoming a quick first test of the old-new relations between Jerusalem and Washington
'We'll have the opportunity to engage deeply with the new Israeli government on the threat posed by Iran'
'Violence is never appropriate; it’s never the answer. Brazil’s democratic institutions have our full support,' says spokesperson Ned Price regarding Brazil
Prior to Blinken's visit, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan is expected to arrive in Israel on January 19