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  • U.S. Welcomes Liberia’s Move to Resume Diplomatic Ties with Israel

    The United States welcomed today Liberia’s decision to resume diplomatic relations with Israel. But the State Department seemed to go out of the way to stress that the decision by the African country was made on its own. “The United States welcomes the government of Liberia’s independent decision to resume relations with Israel,” Department deputy… More ▸

  • Liberia to Renew Its Diplomatic Ties with Israel

    Liberia has decided to renew its diplomatic relations with Israel, it was announced in Monrovia, the nation’s capital, last night. Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir expressed Israel’s warm gratification at this development and expressed the hope that many other African states would follow Liberia’s example. Liberia is the second state — after Zaire last May —… More ▸

  • Liberia to Return Embassy to Jerusalem; Most Countries Represented in Tel Aviv

    The Liberian Government will disregard the refusal of most countries to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will move its Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem soon, it was learned today. The Liberian ambassador, who is dean of the diplomatic corps, recently returned after seven months at home. Liberia originally had its mission in Jerusalem… More ▸

  • Israel’s Social Welfare Minister Meets with Humphrey While on Visit to Liberia

    Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey, now on a tour of Africa, met in Liberia with Israel’s Minister of Social Welfare, and discussed matters of interest to the two countries, it was reported here today. Dr. Burg, like the Vice-President, had come to Liberia to attend the swearing-in of President William Tubman for another term of office…. More ▸

  • Liberia Expels 50 Arab Refugees for Fomenting Plots Against Israel

    Fifty Palestine Arab refugees who emigrated to Liberia several years ago, have been expelled from that country because of their activities in fomenting anti-Israel plots and spreading anti-Israel propaganda, it was reported here today. A number of other African governments are also planning similar moves against Arab refugees residing in those countries, the report stated. More ▸

  • Liberia Asks Israel for Medical Experts to Establish Eye Clinics

    Israel has accepted an invitation from President William V. S. Tubman, of Liberia, to send experts to that country to develop ophthalmic medicine, and help in the establishment of eye clinics. A leading Israel eye specialist, Professor Isaac Michaelson, of the Hebrew University Medical School, will shortly leave for Liberia to make a study and… More ▸

  • Israel Signs Agreement for $2, 500, 000 Exports to Liberia

    The Israeli Foreign Ministry and the Israeli Export Bank announced today signature of an agreement with the Mayer Investment Corporation for the financing of exports to the extent of $2, 500, 000 to Liberia. The Israeli exports will be construction equipment and building materials required far a $10, 000, 000 project in the African republic… More ▸

  • Israel Prepared to Give Technical Assistance to Liberia, Government Announces

    Israel is prepared to lend technical assistance to Liberia to aid in the development of citrus growing and other agricultural programs, it was announced here today following a conference between Israel Agriculture Minister Kaddish Luz and John Cooper, visiting Liberian Minister of Agriculture and Commerce. Mr. Cooper had high praise today for Israel’s achievements on… More ▸

  • Israel to Seek Establishment of Joint Shipping Line with Liberia

    An expansion of Israel-Liberian diplomatic and trade relations will be discussed by Israel Foreign Minister Golda Meir when she reaches Monrovia, the Liberian capital, it was revealed here today. She will discuss: the opening of a Liberian embassy in Jerusalem; the establishment of a joint Israel-Liberian shipping line, and the possibility of Israel purchasing diamonds… More ▸