Romney to meet Israeli leaders

The Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney touched down in Tel Aviv last night as part of a three-nation foreign tour that includes Britain and Poland. He hopes it will boost his credentials to direct US national security and diplomacy.

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Mitt Romney visits Israel as part of his foreign tour

U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann arrive in Tel Aviv Credit: REUTERS/Jason Reed

Republican Party presidential nominee Mitt Romney will meet Israeli leaders later today after arriving in Tel Aviv last night.

His pro-Israel stance is likely to ensure a warm welcome from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, and he is expected to strengthen the links between the US and Israel if elected as president.

The visit is the latest part of a three-nation trip that includes Britain and Poland.

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