MK Haskel encourages Lithuanian ambassador to maneuver embassy to Jerusalem

Chairwoman of the Knesset’s Overseas Relations Subcommittee, MK Sharren Haskel, met the Lithuanian Ambassador to Israel Lina Antanavičienė on Wednesday and requested her to advertise the thought of shifting the Lithuanian embassy to Jerusalem, in line with a Fb publish by Haskel. “Jerusalem is a central element within the Jewish and Israeli id. It pertains to artwork, legacy, tradition and to each facet of our historical past. Undermining Jerusalem is undermining our very proper to exist on this land. Transferring the embassy to Jerusalem is acknowledging our id, legacy and values,” Haskel mentioned. “That is why we get excited each time a international nation publicizes that it is shifting its embassy to Jerusalem,” she added. Antanavičienė responded by saying that Lithuania is among the international locations that helps Israel in worldwide boards and reminded Haskel that the Hezbollah was outlawed in Lithuania.