Must Watch: PM Netanyahu Meets Pres. Duterte, Thanks the Philippines for Helping the Jews During Holocausts (Video)


One of the world's most prominent and well-respected head of state, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with the visiting President of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in Jerusalem, Israel.


During the said meeting PM Netanyahu acknowledged warmly the Philippine delegations as he thanked every Filipinos from around the world for helping his countrymen during the Holocaust.

According to the Israeli Prime Minister, this is the very first time that a Philippine President visited his country and he reminded everybody how important the Philippines is, because of the fact that aside from helping the Jews during the Holocaust, the Philippines is known to be the only Asian country who voted in favor of the creation of the State of Israel.



The Philippine and Israel established its diplomatic relations in 1975 but before that, Prime Minister Netanyahu noted that "We remember that the Philippines was the only Asian country that voted for the establishment of the State of Israel in the United Nations (UN) Resolution of 1947." PM Netanyahu stated.

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Prime Minister Netanyahu also revealed that the Philippines and Israel will sign three important agreements in trade, in science and, no less important, in caregiving.

PM Netanyahu was quoted as saying "We’re going to sign here today three important agreements, in trade, in science and, no less important, in caregiving," the Israeli prime minister announced: The Bilateral Agreement for the Temporary Employment of Filipino Home-Based Caregivers in Israel, which will completely cancel all fees paid to agents; A Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Cooperation to encourage and establish scientific cooperation programs; and A Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Encouraging Bilateral Investments.

During the welcome address of the Israeli Prime Minister, the Philippine President Rody Duterte responded by saying that "May we continue to be blessed with a strong relationship," Duterte said after Netanyahu spoke. "We share the same passion for peace. We share the same passion for human beings. But we also share the same passion of not allowing a family to be destroyed by those who [have] corrupt ideologies... In this sense, Israel can expect any help that the Philippines can extend."

The Philippine President and Israeli Prime Minister discussed the possibility of having a direct flights from Manila to Israel, as well as cooperation in Agriculture, Technology, Nursing and other areas. Pres. Duterte also invited PM Netanyahu to visit the Philippines. The Israeli head of state also raised the issue of an Israeli who has been missing in the Philippines for three years.

Source: PNA


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