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IDF Maj.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai, U.S. envoy to the Mideast Jason Greenblatt, in Israel

IDF Major-General Yoav “Poli” Mordechai and U.S. envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt met Friday in Israel.

The two discussed “Israeli security and Palestinian economic issues,” according to Greenblatt’s tweet Saturday night on the Twitter social networking site.


Greenblatt called it an “important meeting.”

Mordechai, who is fluent in the Arabic language, is the IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) and the top military liaison with Palestinian Authority citizens and other Arabic speakers.