Brig. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Nagel, acting head of the National Security Council, will head to Washington next Sunday for meetings with his US counterparts “for the purpose of signing a new MOU [memorandum of understanding] between the two countries as soon as possible,” according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office.
An Israeli official stressed that Jerusalem was not seeking additional military funding for 2017 — which comes under the provisions of the last ten-year package — as had been suggested by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina).