Israeli President Rivlin "deeply impressed" by vision and courage of UAE
November 25 - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin sent a video-taped greeting to the first Israel-Dubai conference, which was sponsored by Calcalist, Bank Leumi, and Channel 13.
He said “it is a great honor and pleasure to address this Israeli economic forum in the United Arab Emirates,” he said in the address. “This is not something I was sure I would see in my lifetime. I am deeply impressed by the vision and courage of the leaders of the UAE and the spirit of tolerance and respect that has spread in the region. Our two peoples have much in common.” Read the whole article. Read the coverage here and here and here. Read it in Hebrew. Rivlin's praise on November 26 was followed by a meeting on November 27 with a group from Bahrain.
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