Visit of Iceland FM to Israel

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
May 28, 2002

The Foreign Minister of Iceland, Halldor Asgrimsson, will arrive tomorrow, (May 29) for a first visit to Israel.

During the three day visit, Foreign Minister Asgrimsson will meet with President Moshe Katzav, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, in order to receive an update, and to learn at first hand the positions and policy of the Israeli Government. In addition, they will discuss the bilateral ties between the two countries.

The Foreign Minister of Iceland will also visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority and the Weizmann Institute of Science.