Latin American MPs Sign Resolution Supporting Israel And Opposing Boycotts

An Israeli soldier lays flowers on the grave of a fallen soldier ahead of Memorial Day at the Mt. Herzl military cemetery May 6, 2008 in Jerusalem. Israel will remember its 22437 fallen troops tomorrow, and the day after, celebrate its 60th anniversary.
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The Jerusalem Post reports: Lawmakers from 13 Latin American and Caribbean countries signed a resolution affirming their support of Israel and calling to fight boycotts, a document obtained by the Jerusalem Post Thursday confirmed.

The parliamentarians met at the Israel Allies Foundation’s Second Annual Latin America Summit on Israel, which took place in Miami last week.

Among the politicians attending were MK Michael Oren (Kulanu), US Congressmen Ed Royce (R-California), and Eliot Engel (D-New York), chairman and ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

The IAF, founded by former minister Rabbi Binyamin Elon, works with parliaments around the world to mobilize political support for Israel based on Judeo-Christian values.

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