On April 30, US President Joe Biden met with the head of the Israeli Foreign Intelligence Service (Mossad), Yossi Cohen, who was in Washington. This was reported on May 1 by the Axios news portal, citing a source.
As the newspaper notes, it remains unknown whether the conversation between Biden and Cohen took place before or after the telephone conversation of the American leader with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday. At the same time, Axios reports that Cohen informed Netanyahu about the discussion of the topic of Iran.
Cohen met with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Thursday, according to Reuters. The head of the secret service expressed “deep concern” about Iran’s nuclear activities.
The head of the press service of the US State Department, Ned Price, during a regular briefing for journalists, did not begin to either confirm or deny the fact of consultations between Blinken and Cohen. He noted that the United States and Israel are in close contact.
On April 28, it was reported that the American and Israeli authorities agreed to create a working group to combat unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and missiles of Iran.
On April 23, the US State Department announced its condemnation of any actions that threaten Israel’s security and support for the country.