Reports: In Columbia, Netanyahu Offers Help with Nation’s Post-Conflict Efforts

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The Times of Israel reports: BOGOTA, Colombia — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Bogota Wednesday for a whirlwind three-hour visit, with Israel’s potential contribution to the Colombia’s post-conflict efforts expected to take front and center, Israeli officials said.

Israel seeks to play a significant role in helping Colombia get back on its feet, half a decade after the Latin American country’s bloody civil war ended with a historic peace deal.

Speaking to members of the Jewish community after his arrival, Netanyahu said this was his second visit to the country. He had been there once before, he recalled, during his time as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations.

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