Polish gov’t in Israel hold Intergovernmental Consultations to ‘Enhance Strategic Partnership’

 

Israel and Poland hold “government-to-government” meetings in Jerusalem reaffirming their joint aim of bolstering bilateral relations, enhancing cooperation in the areas of economy, science & technology, cyber, defense & security, and culture.

By Yori Yalon and Israel Hayom Staff

 

Israel and Poland on Tuesday held a “government-to-government” meeting in Jerusalem, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo and attended by senior members of both governments.

Gov't of Poland and Gov't of Israel hold for the 3rd time Intergovernmental Consultations in Jerusalem, 22 Nov 2016 - Photo: Kobi Gideon, GPO

Gov’t of Poland and Gov’t of Israel hold for the 3rd time Intergovernmental Consultations in Jerusalem, 22 Nov 2016 – Photo: Kobi Gideon, GPO

The Jewish the Polish peoples “share history and common values that are the cornerstone of the unique ties between the two peoples, based on hundreds of years of common history,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement posted on its website. “Both governments are determined to enhance their strategic partnership based on long-standing friendship, shared values and mutual trust.”

According to the statement, the governments reaffirmed their joint aim to bolster bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in the fields of science and technology, economy, cyber, defense and security, and culture.

In the United Nations and other international organizations, Poland and Israel will “jointly promote the values upon which both states were founded.”

Meanwhile, according to the statement, “both governments strongly affirm that any challenge to the right of existence of the State of Israel and calls for its delegitimization and boycott are unacceptable.”

The countries also reiterated their “commitment to human rights and to the fight against all forms of intolerance and racial discrimination, including anti-Semitism.”

 

View original Israel Hayom publication at:
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=38221

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