Rodrigo Duterte
Rodrigo DuterteReuters

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will arrive in Israel in September for a two-day visit.

The historic visit will mark the first time a Filipino president visits Israel.

Duterte is scheduled to arrive on September 3.

Currently, his itinerary does not include a visit to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Duterte began discussing a visit to Israel in 2017.