“I wish to thank our Czech friends for this step, which reflects the true friendship between our countries,” Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz tweeted.
Kiev not moving embassy, will open hi-tech innovation office in J’lem
The best of contemporary and classic cinema at Czech Film Week.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis made his first visit to Israel, as the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia create greater inroads with the Jewish state.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has forged ties with central European countries viewed as more sympathetic to Israel's struggle.
Six volunteers from the Czech Republic come to Israel to volunteer for 10 days in the Carmel Forest, an annual tradition since the great fires there in 2010.
"The Lord will avenge the blood of all the Jews and of all the children who were murdered," Deri wrote in the guestbook.
The president of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman, visited Israel this week and came under heavy pressure to follow the US lead in moving the country’s embassy to Jerusalem.
“I firmly believe that my fourth visit to Israel will be the opening of the Czech Embassy.”
"In the current situation our friendship is more important than ever," President Rivlin told his counterpart.