Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon is scheduled to leave Sunday for meetings with ministers and other senior officials in Germany. In addition to explaining Israel's positions to his German counterpart, Ayalon is scheduled to meet with Germany's minister of state and the minister for development and economic cooperation, as well as the senior policy advisor to Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Ayalon will participate as the guest of honor at the second annual Germany-Israel gathering in Frankfurt. Taking part in the gathering will be more than 140 organizations representing a front of support for Israel. The theme of this year's gathering is Peace through Security-Security through Peace.