Israel Summons Envoys From All Over The World
Report; Posted on: 2009-12-27 12:51:34 [ Printer friendly / Instant flyer ]
Israel's ambassadors and consuls generals
from all over the world have been summoned to attend a conference to be
held over global challenges facing Israel.
The meeting to be attended in Jerusalem Al-Quds on December 27-31
is hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, headed by Deputy Prime
Minister and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, the ministry reported
on its website.
"The idea is to facilitate direct dialogue with the country's
leaders, mutual updates on major diplomatic issues, and a discussion of
action plans to deal with the challenges awaiting Israel in the
international arena in the coming year, including the Iranian threat,"
This is while Israeli Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu has called a report by the UN Human Rights Council's
Gaza commission a real threat to Israel.
The UN Special Rappoteur for the occupied Palestinian Territories
has also urged western powers to push Israel to end its blockade of the
Gaza Strip immediately. Richard Falk also called for economic sanctions
This is the first time a conference for all of Israel's heads of missions has been held.
Benyamin Netanyahu will also attend the conference along with
Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy
Dan Meridor, and other senior officials.
News Source: presstv