Rishi Sunak is ready to go to Israel, presumably as quickly as Thursday, Sky Information understands.
The journey may very well be a part of a broader go to to the area, which can embrace stops in Jordan and Egypt.
It follows visits from Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz at present and US president Joe Biden on Wednesday.
And it comes amid rising concern about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, with calls to open support corridors because the Israeli army prepares for the subsequent part of its marketing campaign in opposition to Hamas following final Saturday’s assault.
At the least 1,400 individuals had been killed, a lot of them civilians, and hundreds extra injured when Hamas launched a shock assault on Israel on October 7.
Since then at the least 2,778 Palestinians have died as Israel launched air strikes on Gaza and reduce off gasoline, water, meals and medical provides from coming into the cramped territory, which is house to greater than two million individuals.
Mr Biden is travelling to Israel and Jordan on Wednesday amid issues the battle may spiral right into a wider regional situation.
In addition to his talks in Israel, the US president will meet King Abdullah of Jordan, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz travelled to Israel for an impromptu go to on Tuesday, whereas French President Emmanuel Macron stated he’ll journey to the area “as quickly as I contemplate that we’ve a helpful agenda and really concrete actions to drive ahead”.
Overseas Secretary James Cleverly additionally visited final week, when he met survivors of the assaults and senior Israeli leaders “to stipulate UK assist for Israel’s proper to defend itself”.
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