October 21, 2018 / 6:36 AM / a month ago

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin hails Israel investment opportunities, eyes infrastructure

JERUSALEM, Oct 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin praised investment opportunities in Israel on Sunday and said Washington would increase its participation in infrastructure projects there.

“We have a very important relationship with Israel. This is really a great place for investments, particularly technology investments,” Mnuchin, launching a Middle East tour, told reporters in Jerusalem.

“We are going to make sure we do more infrastructure investments here,” he added, without elaborating, in remarks alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Writing by Dan Williams Editing by Jeffrey Heller)

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