MP Eichenberger-Walther is the head of a European association for fighting BDS, and emphasized during her meetings that she is ceaselessly working to improve relations between Switzerland and Israel.
Vietnam would like to step up the two countries' affiliation in science and technology, especially hi-tech.
According to the UN, Iraqi health facilities have treated more than 1,000 cases of suffocation in the area south of Mosul.
The prime minister and president will be globe-trotting this year as Israel's international relations grow.
Republican senators are urging President Obama to suspend the US membership at UNESCO over the Jerusalem resolutions.
French Jews gathered in a show of strength and solidarity to protest the UNESCO votes on Jerusalem.
"That scandalous decision ... that the Jewish People have no connection to the Temple Mount, or to Jerusalem at all, is contradicted by the Bible and the entire historical record.
PM Netanyahu recalled Israel's UNESCO envoy "for consultations" to protest the latest vote on Jerusalem.
PM Netanyahu says the second UNESCO resolution adopted on Jerusalem is more "theater of the absurd."
Tens of thousands of signatures are on a petition demanding that UNESCO stop denying ancient Jewish ties to Jerusalem.
Another UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem is coming up for a vote, this one by the World Heritage Committee."
Italy's prime minister vows to oppose, not abstain against future UNESCO resolutions against Israel.
The source noted that, despite their "dissatisfaction" with these requests, the PA leadership will restrain itself and avoid any UNSC move until after the elections.
"They are acting like children, lying about history"
On a related topic, Danon announced on Tuesday a new "political struggle against aid money which is transferred to Hamas in Gaza."
UNESCO has adopted the controversial resolution advanced by the Palestinian Authority obliterating the historic link between Judaism and Jerusalem's holy sites.
The chief of UNESCO has been threatened because she knows the truth: one cannot erase Jewish history from Jerusalem.
The meeting was called by member states Egypt, Venezuela, Malaysia, Senegal and Angola, and was pushed by the PA delegation.
Among other things the resolution blames Israel for destroying Jerusalem's historic and archeological heritage by conducting archaeological digs.
Most of the Arab countries felt the resolution was over the top, but had no choice but to support it, lest they be seen as not favoring the Palestinian Authority which pushed it.
Russia, supporting Syria and Iran, voted for the anti-Israel UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem.
Israeli Jewish leaders and lawmakers across the board are livid over the UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem.
PM Netanyahu invited members of UNESCO to take a trip to the Arch of Titus to view the treasures of the Holy Temple and refresh their historic memories.
Speaking on the eve of Sukkot, President Rivlin said, "The festivals of Israel all highlight the inextricable bond between our people and our land, and no forum or body in the world can come and deny the connection between the Jewish people, the Land of Israel and Jerusalem."
UNESCO is scheduled to vote Thursday on a Palestinian Authority initiative condemning Israel and denying Jewish ties to the city’s holy sites.