Monday, July 24, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received in his office in Jerusalem, the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili. This meeting was also attended by Minister of foreign Affairs, Vice Prime Minister of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze, the Minister of environment, Minister of Jerusalem and Diaspora ze’ev Elkin, Minister of regional cooperation tzachi Hanegbi, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Tzipi Hotovely and Deputy Minister in the Ministry of the Prime Minister Michael Oren.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili has invited Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Georgia, and the Israeli Prime Minister accepted the invitation, the press service of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.
Netanyahu said that 2,600 years, Jews living on the territory of Georgia. Today in this country there are 100,000 Jews. «I was lucky that many of them are my good friends and some even attend this meeting,» — said the Israeli Prime Minister.
Netanyahu said that among the peoples of the two countries there is a mutual sympathy, which originated with natives of Georgia living in Israel.
«I believe that we are all faced with a great threat. Events in Syria are a concern to both Israel and Georgia. We must work together to defeat the forces of radical Islam,» said Netanyahu.
«I was in Georgia, and I was very impressed with the talent of the Georgian people, his friendliness, and how quickly and naturally we have sympathy. We – «the twins» living in a tough neighborhood. We are a small country with a great future. I think we will be able to offer a better future if we work together,» concluded Netanyahu.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili recalled that in 2017, Israel and Georgia celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations. «Relations between our Nations are good and deep last for many generations and we are proud of this special friendship between our citizens. I am glad that bilateral relations between Israel and Georgia are developing at a rapid pace. I am sure that the visits of high-ranking officials give it further impetus», — said the head of the government of Georgia.