Vietnam has decided to open an embassy in Israel, an Israeli news Web site reported.
Ynet reported Monday that Foreign Ministry Director-General Aharon Abramovich learned of the plans during a recent visit to Vietnam.
Israel’s outgoing ambassador to Vietnam, Efi Ben Matityahu, has been working to establish a Vietnamese embassy in Israel. Israel has had an embassy in Hanoi since the mid-1990s.
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