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US President Joe Biden on Friday morning began the third and last day of his visit in Israel.

Biden will begin by visiting Arab areas in Jerusalem, and move from there to Bethlehem, where he will meet Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Biden will also visit the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. At the end of his visit, he will travel to Ben Gurion International Airport, where Israeli President Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Yair Lapid await him. He will then fly to Saudi Arabia.

Biden's schedule will be as follows:

10:30a.m. - visit to Augusta Victoria Hospital
11:30a.m. - arrival in Bethlehem and welcome ceremony
11:45a.m. - meeting with Mahmoud Abbas
12:50p.m. - declarations by Biden and Abbas
1:20p.m. - arrival at the Church of Nativity
3:25p.m. - flight from Ben Gurion to Saudi Arabia
5:50p.m. - arrival in Saudi Arabia
6:15p.m. - meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

According to Channel 13 News, new gestures towards the Palestinian Authority will be announced, such as advancing the PA to G4 cellular technology.

On Thursday night, Saudi Arabia announced that it would open its airspace to all carriers.

In a statement, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said, "President Biden welcomes and commends the historic decision by the leadership of Saudi Arabia to open Saudi airspace to all civilian carriers without discrimination, a decision that includes flights to and from Israel."