MKs Haskel, Yonah on official visit to Chile to strengthen parliamentary ties

(MKs Haskel and Yonah meet with Chilean officials)

In the framework of the strengthening of ties between the Knesset and various parliaments in Latin America, MKs Sharren Haskel (Likud) and Yoseph Yonah (Zionist Camp) traveled to Chile for an official visit on behalf of the Knesset.

On Tuesday Haskel, who heads the Israel-Chile Parliamentary Friendship Group, and Yonah met with Osvaldo Andrade, President of the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the National Congress of Chile, as well as with MP Denise Pascal, a member of the National Congress of Chile who also serves as president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union`s Committee on Middle East Questions. Pascal chairs the Chile-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group in the National Congress.

During the meeting, the officials discussed possible cooperation on various parliamentary issues and strengthening the relations between Israel and Chile and between their respective parliaments.

An official Knesset delegation consisting of five lawmakers recently visited Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.

MKs Haskel, Yonah on official visit to Chile to strengthen parliamentary ties