President and Foreign Minister of Chile meets with GI Director General

2.12.2014
via The Chilean Foreign Ministry
 
On November 26th, Director General of the Geneva Initiative-Israel, Gadi Baltiansky, met with the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, Chilean Foreign Minister, Heraldo Muñoz, and Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Mustafa Barghouti, to discuss and promote peace between Palestine and Israel.
 
The President and Foreign Minister of Chile with the GI Director General Gadi Baltiansky
 
With the largest Palestinian population in Latin America, the conference was organized in large part due to rising tensions between the Palestinians and Jewish communities in Chile. Also present at the seminar was the President of the Palestinian Federation in Chile, Mauricio Abu-Gosh, the President of the Jewish Community in Chile, Gerardo Gorodischer, the director of the Middle East and Africa of the Foreign Ministry, Alex Geiger, along with other senior government officials, members of the diplomatic community, and leaders in the Chilean Jewish and Palestinian communities.
 
Chile is set to assume Presidency of the UN Security Council in January 2015.