“The people of Israel appreciate United with Israel’s advocacy, educational efforts and unflinching defense of the truth,” Netanyahu stated to UWI founder Michael Gerbitz upon receiving the "Jerusalem Declaration."
Israel and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding, agreeing to further cooperation between their respective legislative bodies and expanding the ever-growing relationship between the two countries.
In a visit to Israel along with a number of other Congressmen, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan stressed that the US relationship with Israel is more important than ever during a meeting Monday at the Knesset with Speaker Yuli Edelstein.
While Martin Schulz has made controversial statements in the past regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, last week he made clear his opposition to the European Union's effort to label Israeli products made in Judea and Samaria.
The International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians convened in Jerusalem on Sunday, under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress, for three days of intensive discussions and meetings with high-level Israeli officials.
The president of the German Bundestag, Norbert Lammert, called the European Union labeling law on products made beyond the 1949 armistice lines “unwise," saying that his country rejects the decision and understands Israel’s anger over it.