Israel improves Latin American ties; Russian reassurances: Israel Update

The fact that the presidents of three important countries in Latin America publicly embraced Israel is a sign of the Jewish state's rising stature in the region and the world, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Mexico City on Thursday, wrapping up his visit to Argentina, Colombia and Mexico. During the visit, Netanyahu discussed regional social, economic, and cyber-security development plans with the Mexican president, security issues with Argentina's president, and was thanked by the Colombian president for promoting peace in his country, noting especially Jerusalem’s efforts to help defuse landmines. More >