South Korea 'probably the only country that can understand Israel's plight,' new envoy says

December 5, 2014 02:31


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South Korea is probably the only country that can understand Israel’s complicated situation Lee Gun-Tae, the South Korean ambassador and the last of four who presented their credentials on Thursday, told President Reuven Rivlin.

The other three were Ivo Schwarz, the former chief of the civilian intelligence service (UZSI) of the Czech Republic; Gustavo Antonio Otero Zapata, who served as Peru’s ambassador to Russia before his posting to Israel; and Doulat Kuanyshev of Kazakhstan whose previous posting was in India.

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