Israel dispatches ambassador to Warsaw, transfers Ukraine embassy staff to Poland
March 11, 2022
(JNS) — Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid announced on Saturday that he had instructed ambassador-designate to Poland Yacov Livne to leave for Warsaw ahead of schedule.
“I made the decision … in order to enhance assistance to Israeli citizens crossing the border from Ukraine to Poland and in view of the importance of the events and the central role that Poland plays in them,” Lapid wrote on Twitter.
“Since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine, the Israeli embassy in Warsaw, headed by charge d’affaires Tal [Ben-Ari] Ya’alon, has work...