Today, President Isaac Herzog held a diplomatic working meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Ann Linde.

President Isaac Herzog thanked Foreign Minister Ann Linde for Sweden’s hosting of the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism last week and stressed the need for international unity in combating antisemitism in all its forms wherever it appears.

President Isaac Herzog welcomed the strengthening of ties between Israel and Sweden, as expressed in contacts between the two states’ foreign ministers.

President Isaac Herzog emphasized the importance of the indisputable fact of Israel’s unique status in the family of nations as the state of the Jewish People, which maintains equality between all its citizens and is a liberal democracy.

President Isaac Herzog highlighted recent normalization accords with Arab states as positive developments toward peace in the Middle East and encouraged Sweden to actively support efforts for peace and normalization with more states in the region