Mexico's former former ambassador to UNESCO, Andres Roemer, will be honored by United Nations Watch, the Geneva-based non-governmental human rights group, for refusing to vote an anti-Israeli resolution.
Israel can learn from the European Union how to fight terrorism and not only the other way around, said EU Ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen who is to leave his post at the end of this month after a 4-year term.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss the Middle East, and in particular the growing influence of Iran in Syria, with Russian President Vladimir Putin when they meet on Wednesday in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
"Terrorism is terrorism is terrorism, whether it takes place in Barcelona, Paris, Istanbul or Jerusalem,’’ wrote Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in a letter of condolence to King Felipe VI of Spain following the deadly terror attack in Barcelona.
‘’This evening we again saw that terror strikes everywhere, the civilized world must fight it together in order to defeat,’’ said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a first statement on the terror attack in the Spanish city which claimed the lives of at least 13 people and injured more than 100.