PM and Sara Netanyahu host Ethiopian PM Desalegn and his wife Roman Tesfaye; Ethiopian guests emphasize warm relations with Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara on Tuesday evening hosted dinner for Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and his wife Roman Tesfaye at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem.
At the dinner, Ester Rada sang the Amharic song "Nanu Ney," as well as Ehud Manor's "I Have No Other Country," which was set to music by Korin Elal.
In the guestbook, Prime Minister Desalegn wrote, "I am so privileged to get this reception and close friendship. I am committed to deepen our people-to-people friendship and government to government. But above all my personal friendship with Prime Minister Netanyahu."
"Thank you from the bottom of my heart. [The] Ethiopia Israel relationship is very historic. Long live our relations and fraternal life. God bless Israel, God bless Ethiopia."
Roman Tesfaye wrote, "I am so thrilled to be received by the Israeli PM and First Lady. Thank you for hosting us. It shows our close relationship that will last forever."
"God bless Israel and Ethiopia. I feel at home!"