Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic is scheduled to arrive in Israel on a state visit on Monday. During the first two days of the visit, he is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, President Shim'on Peres, Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein and Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir. A presidential press release said Nikolic was to meet with former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman, listing him as the Agriculture Minister. He will also visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial institution in Jerusalem.
On Wednesday, the visiting president is scheduled to meet Jerusalem Patriarch Theopilos III before proceeding to the Palestinian Authority for a meeting with Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.