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  • Ivory Coast Announces That It Will Move Its Embassy in Israel from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

    Ivory Coast, which resumed diplomatic relations with Israel less than a year ago, announced Sunday that it will move its recently re-opened Embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. According to Radio Abidjan, the decision was taken by the country’s ruling Democratic Party at a special meeting convened by President Felix Houphouet-Boigny. A government statement said… More ▸

  • Shamir Meets with Ivory Coast F.m.

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir met with Ivory Coast Foreign Minister Simeon Ake on Wednesday and asked him to intervene with other African countries to recognize Israel. It was the first meeting between the two Foreign Ministers since both countries formally resumed diplomatic ties last week when Ivory Coast reopened its Embassy in Jerusalem. Shamir… More ▸

  • Ivory Coast Reopens Its Embassy in Jerusalem; Envoy to Arrive in 2 Weeks

    Ivory Coast reopened its Embassy in Jerusalem Monday, formally resuming diplomatic ties with Israel which it broke after the Yom Kippur War in 1973. A Charge d’Affaires will head the Embassy for the next two weeks, until the Ambassador arrives to present his credentials to President Chaim Herzog. Israel and Ivory Coast agreed to resume… More ▸

  • Ivory Coast Resumes Ties with Israel

    Israel and Ivory Coast announced the resumption of full diplomatic relations Wednesday in joint statements released simultaneously here and in Abidjan, the Ivorian capital. Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir said an Israeli Ambassador will take up his post in the West African nation shortly. An Ambassador from Ivory Coast will soon establish an Embassy in Tel… More ▸

  • Ivory Coast to Re-establish Diplomatic Relations with Israel

    Premier Shimon Peres announced here today that lvory Coast will re-establish diplomatic relations with Israel, broken off 12 years ago during the Yom Kippur War. Peres, who arrived here this morning, made the announcement after a four-hour meeting with President Felix Houphouet-Boigny of lvory Coast. The two leaders issued a joint statement saying, “We have… More ▸

  • Ivory Coast President Says That Restoration of Ties with Israel is ‘only a Matter of Technicalities’

    Ivory Coast’s President, Felix Houphouet-Boigny, indicated that the resumption of full diplomatic relations between the Black African country and Israel was near, the World Jewish Congress reported here. WJC monitoring sources said that a broadcast from the Ivory Coast cited remarks by Houphouet-Boigny who said that the restoration of diplomatic ties between the two countries… More ▸

  • Bronfman Meets with Spanish Ivory Coast Leaders on Israel

    Edgar Bronfman, president of the World Jewish Congress, had private meetings here with Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez of Spain and President Felix Houphouet-Boigny of Ivory Coast. The subject of diplomatic relations with Israel figured prominently in both discussions, a WJC spokesman reported. The spokesman said the meetings were "highly positive" and reported that Gonzalez invited… More ▸