A meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) took place in Israel on Wednesday. Attending the meeting were representatives form Monaco, Portugal, France, Italy, Egypt and Israel. They discussed issues that affect countries off the coats of the Mediterranean sea including transportation, and environmental concerns.
Representatives from Morocco were scheduled to attend but were pressured by Moroccan media and officials to cancelled and returned to their home country at the last minute.
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud-Beytenu) attended the meeting as did Members of Knesset from Hadash, Meretz, Kadima and other arties.