The press service of the Chancellery of the head of government informed that on Friday, June 30, Netanyahu will fly to Strasbourg where together with other European leaders will attend the funeral of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
Netanyahu will return to Israel on Sunday, 1 July. In this regard, the weekly Cabinet meeting postponed to Monday morning, July 2.
Farewell ceremony with Helmut Kohl, which will be attended by European leaders, held in Strasbourg on 1 July. According to the MCPFE is left to his will, he will be buried in Speyer. The funeral will be held immediately after the ceremony in Strasbourg.
Ex-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl died June 16 at his home in Ludwigshafen. He was 87 years old. He was one of the most influential German and European politicians, one of the architects of the United Europe after the cold war. His main achievement is the reunification of West and East Germany.