(E) Israeli PM Sharon Met with Croatian PM Sanader
Israeli PM Sharon Met with Croatian PM Sanader PM Sharon Met with Croatian PM Sanader 06:48 Jun 29, '05 / 22 Sivan 5765
(IsraelNN.com) Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Tuesday evening met with visiting Croatian Prime Minister Dr. Ivo Sanader. At the start of the meeting, Prime Minister Sharon said that: â€śRelations between Israel and Croatia are improving and I am certain that the prime ministerâ€™s visit here will help advance bilateral relations,â€?
Croatian Prime Minister Sanader said that: â€śI am pleased to be here and meet with Prime Minister Sharon. As Prime Minister Sharon has emphasized, I am certain that my visit to Israel will be an important stage in the development of bilateral relations and I am certain that we will discuss issues that are important to both of our countries and which will enhance bilateral cooperation.â€?
Croatian Prime Minister Sanader expressed the Croatian peopleâ€™s sympathy for the war against terrorism and the aspiration for security: â€śWe in Croatia agree with Israelâ€™s position that security is the most important thing.â€?
The Croatian Prime Minister expressed his support for the disengagement plan, commended Prime Minister Sharonâ€™s determination and said that the latter was the only leader who could carry out such brave steps.
The two leaders agreed that the volume of bilateral trade was small and should be enlarged.
Croatian Prime Minister Sanader invited Prime Minister Sharon to visit Croatia.