Meeting with Avigdor Lieberman
On August 8, 2012 Senator Carr met with Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem.
Discussions included Australia-Israel economic relations including resources and energy, regional security, and developments in Syria and Egypt.
Both Ministers also noted their concerns at Iran’s ongoing nuclear program.
Senator Carr expressed Australia’s concerns regarding the impasse in peace process negotiations and urged both parties to resume talks and raised human rights issues.
Senator Carr also raised Australia’s concerns regarding Israeli settlement activity in the Palestinian Territories.