‘’We must all work together to stop the attacks on Israel’s legitimacy,’’ said Israeli President Reuven Rivlin as he hosted a Rosh Hashanah reception for foreign ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps serving in Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has refused a request from his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven to meet at the United Nations General Assembly in New York because Sweden’s recognition of a Palestinian state , the Israeli media reported.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair expressed optimism that the new leadership emerging in the Middle East among the Sunni states could create new alliances in the region, new opportunities and positive long term change.
‘’This is truly the dawn of a new era in the ties between Israel and Argentina,’’ stressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he met with Argentinian President Mauricio Macri in Buenos Aires.
An Africa-Israel summit, which was due to take place next month in Lomé, Togo, has been postponed at the request of the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé, and after mutual consultations with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli foreign ministry announced.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin told German Chancellor Angela Merkel of the dangerous consequences of Hezbollah’s activities backed by Iran in Lebanon and said that that the weapons infrastructure that the Shiite group was building may require the State of Israel to respond.