Intelligence Minister and transport Minister Yisrael Katz called for Sunday, 2 July, the aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush, which dropped anchor in the waters of Haifa port.
— The aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush off the coast of Israel. Photos and videos
During a meeting with members of Yisrael Katz said that the visit of a U.S. aircraft carrier is a reminder of the close ties between Israel and the United States. He noted that the changes in US foreign policy led to the fact that America was the «pillar of regional anti-Iranian axis, which aims to prevent the expansion of Iran and Lebanon, and the constant presence of Tehran in Syria.»
Speaking about the situation in the region, Israel Katz said Israel will not allow into the hands of «Hezbollah» has got the modern weapons. «We use all means available to us to prevent it», — said the Minister of intelligence of Israel.