Readout of the UN Secretary-General's meeting with H.E., Mr. Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel
New York, 26 January 2015
The Secretary-General met today with H.E., Mr. Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel.
They discussed a wide range of issues, including the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the United Nations and the rise in anti-Semitism in Europe. They also discussed the importance for the parties to create the conditions conducive to a resumption of meaningful Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
The Secretary-General and President Rivlin also discussed the heightened tensions in Israel, the West Bank and Jerusalem. The Secretary-General expressed his appreciation for the President’s commitment to promote calm and his clear voice of moderation.