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Israel’s Ambassador to China Seeks to Maintain Economic Ties Amid Strains Over Gaza War

Israeli ambassador to China Irit Ben-Abba Vitale said she's trying to revitalize economic ties between the two countries amid serious political differences over the Gaza war. Image via PhoenixTV News

Israel’s ambassador to China, Irit Ben-Abba Vitale, acknowledged that her government and China have not been able to resolve their differences over the war in Gaza but said that she hopes the dispute will not derail economic ties.

“We argue on this issue,” she told Hong Kong-based PhoenixTV News, “but we hope it will not have an impact on our bilateral relations.”

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