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US assistant secretary for arms control to visit Israel, Turkey

In Jerusalem, Mallory Stewart will discuss “strategic stability,” among other topics, with Israeli officials.

Mallory Stewart
Mallory Stewart, assistant secretary for arms control, verification and compliance at the U.S. Department of State. Credit: State Department.

Mallory Stewart, assistant secretary of state for arms control, verification and compliance, will visit Jerusalem and the Turkish capital Ankara, the U.S. State Department announced.

Stewart will meet with Foreign Affairs Ministry officials in Jerusalem “for discussions on strategic stability, multilateral arms control, responsible uses of artificial intelligence and space security,” per a State Department readout.

A lawyer, Stewart has held her current position since 2022, previously served as a special assistant to U.S. President Joe Biden and senior director for arms control, disarmament and nonproliferation at the National Security Council, among other roles in the federal government.

The trip will take place during the first full week of September, the State Department stated.

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