Rice, Israeli Counterpart Discuss Iran

Rice, Israeli Counterpart Discuss IranRice, Israeli Counterpart Discuss Iran

US national security adviser Susan Rice met with her Israeli counterpart, Yossi Cohen, at the White House on Thursday for a discussion on Tehran’s nuclear program, among other issues, the White House said, Reuters reported.

The White House said the national security advisers agreed to continue close consultations. The meeting comes at a tense time in US-Israeli relations and ahead of a controversial visit to Washington next month by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the US Congress on Iran’s nuclear issue.