Thursday, January 14, 2010

Netanyahu: Aid mission to Haiti is a example of Jewish people's values

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Thursday with Brigadier-General Shalom Ben Aryeh, head of the Israeli aid mission to Haiti ahead of his departure and wished him success "in the important task of saving human life."

"Our decision to immediately dispatch a large delegation of doctors, nurses, medics, rescue forces as well as drugs and medical equipment to Haiti expresses the deep values which have characterized the Jewish people and the State of Israel throughout history," Netanyahu told Ben Aryeh, commander of IDF's Rescue Unit