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Micheál Martin to visit occupied Palestinian territory on trip to Middle East

Tánaiste hopes to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders

Micheál Martin: Tánaiste visited Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in September. Picture: Sam Baol /

The Tánaiste is set to travel to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory later this week.

Micheál Martin, who is also foreign affairs minister, will also travel to Egypt as part of the visit.

The journey marks the second time he will visit the Middle East in three months, after he travelled to the region in September, before the ongoing conflict began.

Speaking at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels this morning, Martin said: “The ...