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PM Netanyahu to Leave for Germany and Meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel

15 February 2016

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will leave shortly for Germany where he will, tomorrow (Tuesday, 16 February 2016), meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the framework of a G2G meeting between the Israeli and German governments.

Prime Minister Netanyahu, this morning (Monday, 15 February 2016), met with Icelandic Foreign Minister Grunnar Bragi Sveinsson. They discussed strengthening bilateral relations and increasing cooperation in the spheres of knowledge and technology.

Afterwards, Prime Minister Netanyahu met with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brede. They discussed bilateral relations as well as recent developments in the Middle East and Israel-Palestinian Authority (PA) relations.

Prime Minister Netanyahu also met with US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power. Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon and US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro also attended the meeting. The delegations discussed – inter alia – the wave of terrorism and the Palestinian incitement that feeds it.

At all three meetings, the Prime Minister showed a video clip showing Palestinian incitement in schools, official PA media and by the leadership. He emphasized the direct connection between incitement and the terrorism and violence, and called on the international community to demand that the PA stop the incitement.