Silvan Shalom meets Azeri FM at Auschwitz

National Infrastructure and Energy Minister Silvan Shalom meets with the Azeri foreign minister, Elmar Mammadyarov, and agrees to continue bilateral cooperation on energy and infrastructure.

Shalom meets Mammadyarov at the ceremony marking 70 years to the liberation of the Auschwitz camp and praises the Azeri for coming as the foreign minister of a Muslim country. Shalom tells Mammadyarov his coming to Auschwitz honors the relations between Azerbaijan and Israel.

The two ministers also discuss the efforts to establish an institute for Caucasian studies at the University of Haifa.

National Infrastructure and Energy Minister Silvan Shalom meets with Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on the sidelines of a ceremony marking 70 years to the liberation of Auschwitz, in Oswiecim, Poland, on Tuesday January 27, 2015. (photo credit: Courtesy National Infrastructure and Energy Ministry)
National Infrastructure and Energy Minister Silvan Shalom meets with Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on the sidelines of a ceremony marking 70 years to the liberation of Auschwitz, in Oswiecim, Poland, on Tuesday January 27, 2015. (photo credit: Courtesy National Infrastructure and Energy Ministry)

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