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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with Rwandan President Paul Kagame

10 July 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with Rwandan President Paul Kagame

(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser)

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this afternoon (Monday, 10 July 2017), at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, held a working meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame. They first met privately and afterwards held an expanded meeting. They discussed the deepening of bilateral cooperation in various fields.

 

Prime Minister Netanyahu:

 

"Well, we're very happy to see a great friend of Israel, a great personal friend, President Paul Kagame from Rwanda. I think Israel is very fortunate to have him as a friend, I think Rwanda is very fortunate to have him as their leader. Welcome, friend."

 

Rwandan President Kagame:

 

"To be here it's like coming home. We are happy to be received by excellent friends with whom we have links of years and do many things together that have meaning to peoples on both sides. So, I'm just happy to be here."