Agencia AJN.- This will be the first visit of an Israeli prime minister to Argentina. "Argentina is very important today, with all the positive changes that are happening in the continent, we think Argentina, with the Macri government, will be able to have an important leadership", Prime Minister Netanyahu told AJN Agency. (Photo: Daniel Berliner, director of the AJN Agency with PM Netanyahu).
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu planning to visit Argentina on 11, 12 and 13 September. It will be the first visit of an Israeli prime minister to the country since the creation of the State of Israel.
Netanyahu had anticipated his "interest in visiting Argentina" in a meeting he held in Israel with the AJN Agency. At that meeting, the Israeli prime minister highlighted the "interests and values" of both countries.
Also, in dialogue with the AJN Agency, Israeli officials detailed that in Davos "Macri and Netanyahu talked about a variety of issues in all sectors and there was a rapprochement and requests from both sides regarding water, agriculture and trade."
Opportunely, the Argentine chief of staff, Marcos Peña, had told AJN Agency that the meeting had been "very positive".
Netanyahu confirmed to the AJN Agency that "Argentina is very important today". "With all the positive changes that are happening in the continent, we think that Argentina, with the Macri government, will be able to have an important leadership."
During his visit he will meet with President Mauricio Macri.
The last official visit of an Israeli official to Argentina was that of former President Shimon Peres in November 2009.