UN nuke chief plans to visit Israel
UN nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei, who has called for Israel to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, is due to visit the Jewish state in July, an official said on Wednesday.
"This is a routine visit that has been in the works for months. We expect Mr. ElBaradei to visit Israel in the summer, probably early July," Gabriella Gafni, Israel's permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), told Reuters news agency by phone from Vienna.
However, she declined to provide details on the agenda of the planned visit. (Albawaba.com)
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