Israeli PM To Attend ECOWAS Summit

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Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be attending the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) annual summit of Heads of State in the Liberian capital, Monrovia on Sunday, June 4.

Tony Obiechina, Senior Media and Political Officer of the Embassy of Israel, in a statement in Abuja, said, Netanyahu will be on a one-day visit to Liberia to attend the summit.

Obiechina said that during the summit, Netanyahu is expected to sign a joint declaration for greater cooperation with ECOWAS, the 15-state regional body.

He said that Netanyahu has spearheaded intense efforts to improve ties with Africa under the slogan “Israel is coming back to Africa, and Africa is coming back to Israel.”

It will also be Netanyahu’s first trip outside Israel after hosting President Donald Trump in Jerusalem.

The trip is the first for any…

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