The Jerusalem Post reports: Israel is coming back to Africa, and Africa is returning to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday in welcoming visiting Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to his Jerusalem office.
Kenyatta arrived in Israel on Monday for a three-day state visit, the first by a Kenyan president since 1994.
Netanyahu characterized as “remarkable” the relationship between the two countries that goes back “over half a century.” He pointed out that Kenyatta’s father Jomo, the founder of Kenya, “demonstrated that friendship most dramatically 40 years ago in helping Israel in the raid on Entebbe.”
Kenyatta allowed Israeli planes to refuel in his country during the 1976 rescue of the hostages in neighboring Uganda.
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