Netanyahu asks Museveni to open embassy in Jerusalem

Museveni and Janet give Netanyahu and Sara a walk in nature

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked President Museveni to build an Embassy in Jerusalem, saying he would do the same in Kampala.

Netanyahu arrived in Uganda Monday afternoon on a one-day official visit at the invitation of President Museveni.

Accompanied by his wife Sara, the premier was received at the VVIP Entebbe airport by Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda.

At State House Entebbe, he was received by Museveni and his wife Janet Museveni.

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During their talks, Netanyahu asked Museveni to consider having direct flights from Israel to Uganda and set up an embassy in the capital Jerusalem.

“We’re studying it,” Museveni replied.

Netanyahu greets Museveni

During the tete-a-tete meeting, President Museveni and Janet invited Netanyahu and wife Sara Netanyahu, to admire Uganda’s’ beauty especially the green environment.

Museveni offered to give them a walk in the grounds of State House.


At Entebbe airport, Netanyahu and his wife laid a wreath at the memorial for Operation Entebbe, where his brother was killed.

Netanyahu signs the visitors book at State House Entebbe as wife Sarah Netanyahu looks on

Yoni Netanyahu was killed 43 years ago during Operation Entebbe.

Netanyahu said he misses his brother and is proud of him.

Israel ambassador

Earlier on his return from Angola, Museveni received credentials from the new Israel ambassador to Uganda Oded Joseph at VVIP Entebbe Airport.

Museveni receives Israel ambassador


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