Israel celebrated its ties with Africa. Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni met with the ambassadors of 11 African nations in Israel to mark the anniversary of the African Union’s formation in 1963. Livni used the Wednesday meeting to express confidence at diplomatic and trade ties with Africa, as well as concern over the humanitarian crisis in Darfur.
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