As an “indication of the major change that is taking place in Israel’s global relations,” Netanyahu is set to visit 4 countries, including 3 that have yet to be visited by a sitting Israeli prime minister.
Binyamin Netanyahu will visit four countries in the coming months, including three that he said have never been visited by a sitting Israeli prime minister.
Netanyahu announced Sunday at the weekly Cabinet meeting that he will travel to Australia, Singapore and Kazakhstan, as well as Azerbaijan, where he made a quick stop in 1997.
In addition, Netanyahu said that President Reuven Rivlin will visit India in two weeks. Continue Reading »
The central Asian nation, scheduled to join the UN Security Council, is interested in capitalizing on Israel’s experience with homeland security, border technologies and the joint production of Israeli UAVs.
By HERB KEINON
Kazakhstan Defense Minister Imangali Nurgaliuly Tasmagambetov met with Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday, some four months before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to visit Kazakhstan and become the first ever sitting Israeli prime minister to visit central Asia.
A general view of Akorda, the official residence of Kazakhstan’s President, in Astana, Kazakhstan.- Photo: REUTERS
Netanyahu’s visit will take place just two weeks before Muslim-majority Kazakhstan takes up a two-year rotating seat on the UN Security Council. Continue Reading »