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US assistant secretary for arms control to visit Israel, Turkey

( – Mallory Stewart, assistant secretary of state for arms control, verification and compliance, will visit Jerusalem and the Turkish capital Ankara, the U.S. State Department announced.

Mallory Stewart. Credit: State Department.

Stewart will meet with Foreign Affairs Ministry officials in Jerusalem “for discussions on strategic stability, multilateral arms control, responsible uses of artificial intelligence and space security,” per a State Department readout.

A lawyer, Stewart has held her current position since 2022, previously served as a special assistant to U.S. President Joe Biden and senior director for arms control, disarmament and nonproliferation at the National Security Council, among other roles in the federal government.

The trip will take place during the first full week of September, the State Department stated.

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