Netanyahu was warmly welcomed in Azerbaijan, a Muslim country eager to boost cooperation with the Jewish state.
Azeri President Ilham Aliyev, who enthusiastically welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Baku on Tuesday, expressed optimism about the growing ties between his country and Israel, noting that Azerbaijan had already purchased close to $5 billion worth of defense equipment over the years.
Netanyahu, who traveled to the Far East, Latin America and Africa to strengthen global ties, also celebrated the increasing cooperation and prosperity resulting from Israel’s excellent relationship with Azerbaijan.
The Israeli leader left for Kazakhstan after spending six hours in Baku, where he also visited a Jewish school. The Jewish community is a very active part of our Azeri society, Aliyev said.
In this video, note the warm, friendly atmosphere during the meeting, which is clearly sincere.
Bring Chanukah Joy to Israeli Soldiers - Say Thank You!
We are honored to thank the young men and women of the IDF who risk their lives every day to protect and defend the citizens of Israel. Join us in sending winter care packages (and personal notes of support) to Israeli soldiers who are out in the cold all day long.
Warm up a soldier's heart with essential winter wear including a fleece jacket, hat, gloves and neck warmer. Keep an entire unit warm by ordering 10 packages! The soldiers greatly appreciate your love and concern.
Send a gift and write your personal message to a soldier today!