The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, headed by MK Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud), hosted on Wednesday a delegation of the Azeri National Assembly`s International and Interparliamentary Relations Committee, headed by Samad Seyidov.

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chairman Hanegbi to Azeri delegation: ”Our countries face similar challenges”

MK Tzachi Hanegbi

Hanegbi welcomed the guests and mentioned the warm relations between Israel and Azerbaijan, which he said are based on a long-standing brave friendship. He further noted the cooperation between the countries in many fields, and said Israel and Azerbaijan face similar, and even common challenges.

During the meeting, which was aimed at strengthening the relations between the Israeli and Azeri parliaments, the committee chairman stressed that the Jewish community in Azerbaijan has never suffered from any displays of anti-Semitism.