25 September 2021

Bennett on Iraqis’ call for normalization: ‘Israel extends its hand in peace’


PM praises gathering of hundreds of Sunni and Shiite notables, says ‘recognition of the historical injustice done to the Jews of Iraq is especially important’Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Saturday night that “Israel extends its hand back in peace” in response to a Friday meeting of over 300 prominent Iraqis calling for their country to normalize ties with the Jewish state.“Hundreds of Iraqi public figures, Sunnis and Shiites, gathered yesterday to call for peace with Israel,” Bennett said [...]