PARIS (Dec. 6)
Scientific relations between Israel and France have continued unhampered even at “the worst moments” in the relations between the two countries, according to Israel’s Ambassador to France, Meir Rosenne.
Speaking at a fund raising dinner for joint scientific projects conducted by Israel’s Weizmann Institute for Science and France’s Pasteur Institute for Scientific Research, Rosenne said scientists and researchers have continued working together on a large number of subjects throughout the years.
Former Israeli President Ephraim Katzir, himself a research scientist at the Weizmann Institute, told the meeting that Israel hopes these undertakings between the two countries will continue. Several prominent French scientists attended the gathering as well as the scientific seminar which preceded it.