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Pompeo’s potential trip could come the same week that Secretary of State Antony Blinken is also travelling there, and as a conflict between Israel and Hamas has roiled the region.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that a person close to the former secretary of state said the plans are not finalized because of Israel’s COVID protocols. That person added that Pompeo, a former CIA director, would travel as a private citizen to celebrate the retirement of Yossi Cohen, the head of Israel’s intelligence agency, Mossad.
Pompeo may also meet privately with nongovernmental officials, according to the person, who added that Pompeo alerted Blinken of his plans.
2021.05.25 / 17:27