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Liberia thanks Israel for helping to wipe out its Ebola outbreak


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Liberia’s senate president Armah Zolu Jallah, making the first visit to Israel by any head of his country’s parliament, thanked this country for its help in wiping out the fatal disease Ebola in Liberia.

Speaking with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein in his office on Wednesday, Jallah said that Liberia has great admiration for Israel and “can learn much from you in the fields of innovation, technology, agriculture and medical research.” He especially thanked Israel for its help – which included mobile clinics, training of medical teams and visits by Israeli medical experts – to halt the severe Ebola outbreak there that killed many residents.

MK Edelstein replied, “I am proud that we did our part and helped Liberia become free of Ebola. It is a world interest to which the State of Israel is a partner.

We are always ready to contribute our knowhow and skills” to benefit Liberia and others. He added that it was the first time that a head of the Liberian parliament was visiting the Knesset. After Jallah was received in a solemn ceremony



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