PM Netanyahu departs to China, welcomes diplomatic relations with world power

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set out on his official diplomatic visit to China late on Saturday night. In a statement to the press, the premier announced that he is slated to meet with China's president and prime minister and said that they will mark "25 years to the establishment of the relations between Israel and this great world power."
Netanyahu also mentioned that he will attend a conference dedicated to the subject of innovation and went on to add that Israel is a "very wanted country in the world," which he said was evident in his most recent trips to Washington and to Moscow.
Yuval Bagno/Maariv contributed to this report.