Israel Welcomes Historic Korean Summit

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
June 14, 2000

The Government of Israel welcomes the historic summit between the leaders of North and South Korea, and considers it an important opportunity to reach peace, reconciliation and cooperation between the two parts of the Korean peninsula, which has been divided for the past fifty years. The Government of Israel hopes that the important achievements of this historic meeting will lead to speedy, complete and comprehensive unification of the Korean nation.