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Yaacov Herzog, New Israel Ambassador to Canada, Presents Credentials

Yaacov Herzog, Israel’s new Ambassador to Canada, presented his credentials yesterday to Governor General George P. Vanier. The Israel envoy and his party arrived at the Governor General’s residence in a horse-drawn carriage escorted by an honor guard of Canadian mounted police.

During the colorful ceremonies here. Ambassador Herzog declared; “Israel reborn is the fulfilment of the immortal prophecy. Thel land and the people, now reunited after a separation of close to 2, 000 years, have enjoyed a continuity of tradition from the dawn of history.” In his reply to the Ambassador, Governor General Vanier lauded Canadian-Israel friendship. Ambassador Herzog also met with Premier John G. Diefenbaker.