Israeli repatriation flight lands in Tel Aviv
... relatives. Badr Tawil , 23, a student who fled to Kharkiv, Ukraine's under-fire second city, said he had escaped chaos. We just woken up and heard the sounds around us. He said that we decided to leave, just to leave Ukraine. Israel's foreign minister Yair Lapid said on Monday that his office had helped 4,000 Israelis leave Ukraine since Russia invaded last week. He said in remarks to journalists that we will do everything to not leave any Israeli behind, or Jew behind. Evacuees were forced to escape by ...
Updated: 03/01/2022
World leaders condemn Russia's attacks on Ukraine
... strongest possible terms. Japan s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Russia's actions struck at the very core of our international order, while South Korea said it will join the international slew of sanctions against Russia. Israel s foreign minister, Yair Lapid, called the attacks a serious violation of international order. He said that war is not the best way to resolve conflicts. Biden is due to meet with G 7 leaders to discuss stepping up sanctions against Russia.
Updated: 02/24/2022
Biden warns Putin of "serious costs" if Russia invasion plans
... asked to leave at 8: 10 a.m. Israel s El Al and Arkia airlines have scheduled additional flights into and out of Kyiv at the foreign ministry s request after Israel s government urged citizens to leave Ukraine as soon as possible. Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has set up a crisis management team, citing continued tensions and the fear of escalation. The Israeli embassy in Kyiv continues to operate with a full team of diplomatic staff, according to a statement. Israel joined a number of European and ...
Updated: 02/13/2022
Amnesty International says Israel apartheid regime amounts to international definition
... stating that Israel 's system of oppression and domination over the Palestinians amounts to the international definition of apartheid. The report caused fury among Israeli politicians who called for it to be withdrawn. Israel 's foreign minister, Yair Lapid , rejected the report as being divorced from reality, saying Amnesty quotes lies spread by terrorist organisations. Lapid accused Amnesty of antisemitism. I hate to use the argument that if Israel were not a Jewish state, nobody in Amnesty would ...
Updated: 02/01/2022
Prime Minister Modi to set new goals for India-Israel ties
... Singla said, "We are proud to mark the 30th anniversary of our bilateral relations and look forward to using the special logo throughout the year to celebrate this special milestone. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid contributed a joint piece, Deepening Roots for Israel Hayom , to mark the 30 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. India 's former permanent representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin , dismissed the insinuation ...
Updated: 01/29/2022
Israel welcomes Holocaust denial, calls for action against social media
... definition of Holocaust denial, calls for countries to take steps in the fight against anti-Semitism, and demands for social media giants such as Facebook , Twitter and Instagram to fight hateful content on their platforms. Israel 's foreign minister Yair Lapid and his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock welcomed the resolution, which they said served as proof that the international community speaks with one voice on the subject. In 2005 a resolution designated January 27 as an international day of remembrance ...
Updated: 01/21/2022
Israeli Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman tests positive for COVID 19
... Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Saturday he had tested positive for COVID 19 and would self-isolate but would continue to work from home. Lieberman said on Twitter that they felt good and will isolate themselves in the next few days. Foreign Minister Yair Lapid tested positive on Monday. Lieberman has faced some public criticism for not providing more government aid to businesses, as the Omicron variant has pushed Israeli infection rates to new highs, keeping many employees in isolation and customers ...
Updated: 01/15/2022
Jaishankar, Yair Lapid discuss ties in New Year
New Delhi India January 7 ANI External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar spoke to Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Friday, where they discussed their bilateral and plurilateral cooperation. New Delhi India January 7 ANI External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar spoke to Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Friday, where they discussed their bilateral and plurilateral ...
Updated: 01/07/2022
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