Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu goes on the end of the Sabbath, June 3, on a visit to Liberia, where he will attend the ECOWAS summit during which he will meet with a number of heads of States of West Africa.
The economic community of West African countries (ECOWAS) is a regional economic Union, one of 8 regional African communities, it is composed of 15 countries: Liberia, côte d’ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Senegal and Togo.
According to the press service of the office of the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu will speak before heads of States and participants of the summit and will hold a series of meetings with the President of Liberia and heads of other countries among which Togo and côte d’ivoire.
It is expected that in the framework of this visit will be signed a number of agreements. In particular, the joint Declaration Israel-ECOWAS, confirming the commitment to the development and strengthening of relations between Israel and ECOWAS in the areas of agriculture, water resources, Commerce, education, health, security, tiberindwa, energy, science, combating desertification and climate change.
Also Israel and ECOWAS declare on cooperation in the fight against terror.
Will also signed a Memorandum of understanding between Israel and the countries of ECOWAS, which aims to define a framework of cooperation and dialogue between the parties and to promote cooperation and economic and technical assistance.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, agriculture Minister URI Ariel, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Tzipi Hotovely and member of the Abraham Negusa.
The press service of the head of government also said that in October, Prime Minister Netanyahu will visit where there will be a conference of the Africa-Israel, in which Prime Minister Netanyahu will meet with heads of state in many African countries.