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        1/9/2014, Shevat 8, 5774

      Ariel U. Visited by 1st Ambassador from EU Country

      Ambassador Tomáš Pojar of the Czech Republic visited Ariel University, Thursday, becoming the first ambassador from a country in the European Union to visit the school, which is located east of the 1949 Cease-Fire Line. The visit was noteworthy in light of the EU's decision, a few months ago, to leave institutions beyond the armistice line out of the Horizon 2020 cooperation project between the two entities.

      Ambassador Pojar expressed interest in research at the institution to benefit nearby Samarian communities assigned to the Palestinian Authority and the hundreds of Arabs learning at the university. At the conclusion of his visit, he said he was happy to see academic efforts skip over political complexities.

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