Netanyahu expressed hope of expandind bilateral ties with india

Vastavam web: Not disheartened by India’s vote against Israel at the UN General Assembly on the issue of Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed hope that bilateral ties would receive a further boost during his milestone visit to the country.India in December voted in favour of the UN General Assembly resolution condemning the US for its decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also visited the Jewish state in July,becoming the first Indian premier to do so.

“I think everybody can see that. Prime Minister Modi’s visit was a very important milestone in that. My visit to India is the other one,” Netanyahu said addressing the Government Press Office’s annual end-of-year reception for the foreign press corps yesterday.Pointing towards the tremendous strengthening of ties on all fronts, Netanyahu expressed optimism saying, “overtime I hope I will see a reflection of that more often in the voting of India in international forums.”It does not nullify the fact that with India, with other countries in Latin America and Africa there is a tremendous increase of relations on all fronts,” the Israeli Prime Minister noted.