Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this morning (Wednesday, 5 September 2018), at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, met with the Minister-President of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Armin Laschet. The two discussed deepening cooperation between Israel and North Rhine-Westphalia; Prime Minister Netanyahu also discussed regional threats and Iranian aggression.
Attached photo credit: Amos Ben-Gershom (GPO)
Prime Minister Netanyahu pointed out Israel's contribution to Europe's security and said that Israel has thwarted dozens of terrorist attacks on the continent's soil.
Minister-President Laschet came to open the first representative office of its kind by North Rhine-Westphalia. Israel has good relations with the state in a range of areas including youth exchanges and Holocaust education. The scope of trade with the state is approximately 1 billion Euros per annum.
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