French President Emmanuel Macron, one of the first arrivals for the 75th Auschwitz Liberation anniversary event in Jerusalem, met with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday morning. They discussed Iran and the peace process. During his three-day visit, Macron will also meet opposition Kahol Lavan’s Benny Gantz and call on Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.
The first of the 49 world leaders attending the 5th annual World Holocaust Forum are landing at Ben Gurion airport. The official events of the occasion begin on Wednesday night with a state dinner and collective photo at the Presidential Residence. US Vice President Mike Pence and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive on Thursday for the main event at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. The occasion will serve each for holding separate talks with the prime minister.