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Abraham Accords accelerate Israel-Africa rapprochement

Israeli and African diplomats are engaged in expanding bilateral relations and taking them much further then ever before in many fields.
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PARIS — Dozens of diplomats, academics, businesspeople and journalists gathered May 31 in Paris, for a one-day event on Africa, organized by Israel’s embassy in France. The event celebrated Israel-Africa relations in many fields, including business opportunities, NGOs, joint development projects, diplomacy, security, and more. The main spirit behind the event was the spokesperson of the embassy in Paris, Simon Seroussi, who had previously served in Israel’s embassy in Cameroon.

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid sent a video message emphasizing the importance Israel gives to rapprochement with African countries and institutions. Lapid noted, "Thousands of Israeli engineers, scientists, and experts, and dozens of Israeli embassies, work together with African partners in Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, and elsewhere, building transport and water infrastructure, strengthening agriculture, and training local experts.’’

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