Muslim World League Invites Jewish Delegation to Saudi Arabia

(i24News) Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, the Secretary General of the Muslim World League, has invited a Jewish delegation to visit Saudi Arabia in January 2020, Israel's Foreign Ministry announced on its Arabic Twitter account on Friday. The announcement did not specify the Jewish delegation's country of origin. On Tuesday, Al-Issa and American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris signed a memorandum stating that Al-Issa will visit Auschwitz in January on the 75th anniversary of its liberation. "I believe that by paying my respects to the victims of Auschwitz, I will encourage Muslims and non-Muslims to embrace mutual respect, understanding and diversity," Al-Issa said.

2019-05-13 00:00:00

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