Middle East

Israel's Netanyahu, Iran's Rouhani due at Davos forum: organisers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu poses as he attends a weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Abir Sultan, Pool)

GENEVA: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, whose countries are arch-foes, are both set to attend the World Economic Forum this month, organisers said Friday.

WEF spokeswoman Michele Mischler confirmed to AFP that both leaders would be at the January 22-25 annual meeting of top politicians and business leaders in the plush Swiss ski resort of Davos.





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