Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced on Monday he will visit Israel to show solidarity with the Jewish state and "prevent further escalation."
Dendias is slated to meet with Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi. He was later scheduled to visit the Palestinian Authority where he will meet with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki.
During his visit to Israel, Dendias will participate in a telephone conversation with several European foreign ministers to discuss the escalation in the region. Dendias is then expected to visit Jordan, where he will meet with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi.