Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan has  accepted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to be Israel’s next ambassador to the United Nations and to the United States.

Erdan will replace Danny Danon as ambassador to the UN in the coming weeks,and after the US election will replace Ron Dermer as ambassador to the US.

KAN's Mark Weiss asked Danny Ayalon, who served as Israel's ambassador to Washington, if it is possible to fill both roles at the same time.