Jerusalem — US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser arrived in Israel on Sunday for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a time of shared concerns over Syria, Iran and the Gaza Strip. John Bolton said on Twitter that he was "looking forward to meeting with Netanyahu and other officials beginning today to discuss bilateral concerns and a range of national security issues". He also said he planned to discuss Iran’s presence in Syria with Netanyahu when they meet on Monday morning. "Certainly the objective of the US, of Israel — President Putin said it was Russia’s objective — is to get Iran, Iranian forces, Iranian militias, Iranian surrogates out of the offensive operations they’re in both Syria and Iraq and frankly, to end Iran’s support for [Lebanon’s] Hezbollah," Bolton said. He argued that Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and his reimposing of sanctions had "put a real crimp into the Iranian economy" and affected Tehran’s ability to "conduct ...

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