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Tel Aviv [Israel], October 20 (ANI): India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Israeli President Isaac Herzog and discussed changes in the geopolitical landscape.

Expressing his happiness to meet Herzog, Jaishanakar said that he deeply appreciated the Israeli President's commitment to taking "our bilateral ties to the next level".

"Delighted to call on President @Isaac_Herzog. Our conversation covered changes in the geopolitical landscape. Deeply appreciate his visible commitment to taking our bilateral ties to the next level," Jaishankar said in a tweet.

Earlier on Tuesday, Jaishankar called on Speaker of Knesset of Israel Mickey Levy and held wide-ranging discussions with him.

The minister also visited the Ovda airbase in southern Israel on Tuesday and interacted with Indian Air Force members who are participating in the Blue Flag 2021 international exercise.

Jaishankar expressed his happiness to witness the "mutual respect and chemistry" between the Indian and Israeli forces here. He also emphasised that defence and security are the key pillars of India-Israel relations. (ANI)

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