|Israel Dispatches Aid to El Salvador|
(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
Last night, the Israeli Foreign Ministry dispatched a medical team to assist the victims of the recent earthquake in El Salvador. Leading the delegation is the Director of the Foreign Ministry’s Latin America Division Mr. Alex Ben-Zvi, and the Director of the Schneider Hospital Trauma Center, Dr. Yehezkel Waisman.
In addition, on Tuesday, January 16, a shipment of medical aid will be sent to the earthquake victims, which will include medicines and medical supplies amounting to about $30,000.
The delegation will be conveying to the President Francisco Flores of El Salvador a letter from Prime Minister Barak, expressing the solidarity of the people of Israel with the people of El Salvador.