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Making Friends: China Grants Israeli Ambassador Honorary Citizenship

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By Renee Ghert-Zand
Jewish Daily Forward
July 7, 2011

While so many countries are shunning Israel these days, China is going against the grain by officially and ceremoniously recognizing its ties with the Jewish State.

Ynet reported that on Wednesday, the Israeli ambassador to China, Amos Nadai, was granted honorary citizenship to Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province in western China. This is the first time such an honor was bestowed on a foreign ambassador. Nadai has been Israel’s ambassador to China since August 2007.

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July 9, 2011 at 6:37 am

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