Maariv: US Pressures Israel to Break down Economic Ties with China


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“Maariv”, an Israeli Hebrew-spoken daily newspaper, has reported that officials in the administration of US President Joe Biden encouraged the head of the Israeli National Security Council, Eyal Hulata to cut economic relations between Tel Aviv and Beijing. The newspaper said that during Huloata’s visit to Washington, officials in the Biden administration spoke with the latter about the threats posed by Chinese investments in large infrastructure in Israel. And US officials urged Israel to establish a stronger system for screening foreign investment. Senior Israeli security officials have recommended Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to form a new committee to oversee foreign...