Israeli Knesset Speaker to address parliamentary speakers from around the world

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein will talk about the mutual challenge Europe and Israel share in absorbing immigrants, emphasizing the importance of integrating them into society.

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September 12, 2016 20:21
Yuli Edelstein

Yuli Edelstein. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

 
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Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein will address 50 parliamentary speakers at a plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) at a conference beginning Thursday in Strasbourg.

Edelstein plans to focus in his speech on the challenges Europe and Israel share in absorbing immigrants, emphasizing the importance of integrating immigrants into society as a way to reduce extremism.

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The Knesset Speaker also has meetings scheduled with several European parliamentary speakers , including PACE President Pedro Argamunt, Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) Speaker Urban Christian Ahlin and Bundestag (German Parliament) President Norbert Lammert.

PACE focuses on human rights and democracy issues and holds plenary sessions in Strasbourg. Its decisions are non-binding but are taken seriously as recommendations to its 47 states and the European

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