Thursday, September 15, 2011

Ghana Renews Relations With Israel

Ghana and Israel have renewed their diplomatic relations some 38 years after mutual ties were severed in wake of the Yom Kippur War.

The Israeli Embassy in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, officially reopened last week. For the past four decades, Israel and Ghana maintained only basic ties, through Nigeria.

"It's hard to describe the sense of pride we felt, standing here with a local orchestra playing the anthem and seeing the flag flying in the background," newly appointed Ambassador to Ghana Sharon Bar-Lee told Ynet on Wednesday.

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