Bibi welcomes German minister to Israel to continue marking 50 years of diplomacy
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Bibi welcomes German minister to Israel to continue marking 50 years of diplomacy

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Bibi Netanyahu with Ursula von der Leyen (Photo by Haim Zach/GPO/Israel)


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen.

Netanyahu told Leyen: “The challenges to us keep changing.”

“We’ve made peace with two of our Arab neighbours, but there are new forces in the region.”

“They are threatening not only us but also threatening of course our Arab neighbours with whom we’ve made peace.”

Earlier in the week, Israel’s president, Reuven Rivlin was on a state visit to Germany, in which he was welcomed by German President, Joachim Gauk.

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