The delegation of the Knesset led by speaker Yuli Edelstein has arrived with three-day visit to Berlin. Thus Israel and Germany continue to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Soon after the arrival of the Israelites took part in the funeral ceremony, which was held at the «seventeenth platform» in Berlin, which was sent on the death of Jews during the Second world war.
Before leaving for Germany Yuli Edelstein admitted that he, the son of parents who suffered in the Holocaust, had abstained from a visit to Germany. And decided to take him in for the position.
During his visit, Yuli Edelstein, will speak in the Bundestag, will meet with German President Joachim Gauck and with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Scheduled meeting and conversation Edelstein with the German youth.
The press service of the Knesset said that in addition to Edelstein in the delegation included Nachman Shai, who heads the parliamentary Israeli-German lobby, Plaskow Tali, Yael hason, Imad Hamad, former member of Knesset, former Minister and former Chairman of the parliamentary Israel-German lobby Yaakov EDRI and Secretary General of the Knesset the Yarden Mahler-Horowitz.