Israel - South Africa Foreign Ministry Directors General Joint Statement
The discussions focused on the relations between the two countries and the sides agreed on improving cooperation on national priority issues such as water, agriculture, trade and science and technology
The Director General of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, and the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Ambassador Dore Gold, met today (Thursday, March 10, 2016) in Pretoria for bilateral discussions.
The discussions focused on the relations between the two countries and the sides agreed on improving cooperation between the two countries. The Directors General agreed that officials from South Africa and Israel will work together on national priority issues such as water, agriculture, trade and science and technology. The sides also discussed the situation in the Middle East. The sides emphasized the importance of trade delegations in both directions.
The discussions were held in a positive atmosphere and a shared desire to deepen dialogue and friendly relations between South Africa and Israel.
Photo :Israel MFA DG Dr. Dore Gold with his South African counterpart Amb Jerry Matjila