Guatemala City, by Yuliza Muñoz -AGN-. As part of his working visit to the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly -UNGA-, President Alejandro Giammattei participated in a meeting with the Alliance for Global Cooperation in New York.
Guatemalan officials as well as representatives of the Jewish community in New York attended the meeting. This city has the largest Jewish population outside of Israel.
The meeting’s main purpose was to strengthen the ties of friendship between Guatemala and Israel, which have existed for 75 years. The Guatemalan president thanked the Alliance for its interest in improving the relationship between the two nations.
In his address the president said: “I thank Rabbi Yaakov Flitchkin, Executive Director of the Alliance for Global Cooperation, for his invitation to this event and for his interest in strengthening the ties of friendship between Guatemala and Israel.”
Gratitude to Israel
President Giammattei also thanked the Israeli people for their support and for ensuring closer cooperation during his administration.
He expressed his enthusiasm to continue working together for the development of both nations and invited the Jewish community to visit Guatemala, where they would be warmly welcomed.
Furthermore, the president reaffirmed his support for Israel to continue respecting its national rights. He also addressed the commitment of Guatemala to the protection of life, family, and religious freedom.
The Alliance for Global Cooperation
It is an organization committed to promoting the shared interests of governments, industry organizations, companies, and investors worldwide.
It seeks to strengthen bridges of cooperation and create opportunities for enhancing nations, focusing on peace and harmony. It currently works in more than 25 countries with which it strives for greater interfaith collaboration.