Emergency Aid to Venezuela

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
19 December 1999

In response to a request from the Government of Venezuela, submitted through the Ambassador of Israel in Caracas, Mr. Arie Tenne, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will despatch a large consignment of medicine in the next few days. This consignment is intended to assist the Venezuelan government to cope with the devastation and the considerable loss of life caused by the floods there last week. Other means of assistance will also be examined.