Milei plans to do one of the country’s most symbolic acts by planting a tree in Jerusalem’s Forest of Nations. He will also visit Tel Avid. Planting a tree in Israel is a powerful symbol of change and continuity, and has been a ceremonial tradition performed by leaders around the world for years. This gesture is of great importance, especially since it is the first planting done by a world leader since the attack carried out by Hamas on October 7 against the communities of southern Israel.
The Argentine president had meetings with his Israeli counterpart, Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He will visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and also visit the Nir Oz kibbutz which was one of the points attacked on October 7 and walk the steep streets of Jerusalem where he will meet the relatives of the hostages taken by Hamas in Gaza. tunnels.
Israel’s anticipation of Milei’s arrival underscores the importance of the relationship between the two countries and the depth of their friendship. In this context, the spokesperson of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs highlighted the emotion stirred by Milei’s visit, stressing its importance in strengthening the strong relationship between Israel and Argentina.
This transfer takes place at a time of high tension in the Middle East, with the expectation of possible responses from Iran after the recent air strikes carried out by the United States in Syria and Iraq. Once in Israel, Milei will perform the symbolic ceremony of planting a tree in the Forest of Nations in Jerusalem, thus strengthening the relationship between Argentina and Israel. Later, he will go to Rome, where he will participate in the canonization ceremony of Mama Antula and try to hold an audience with Pope Francis.