Due to the reception of VIP-guests, the 1st terminal of Ben-Gurion Airport will be closed for international flights from January 20 to 23


In connection with preparations for the reception of participants in the event in honor of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, it was decided to close the 1st terminal of Ben-Gurion Airport for international commercial flights.

Between January 20 and 23, flights of low-cost airlines will be transferred to the 3rd terminal. Intra-Israeli flights will be serviced at terminal 1 unchanged.

More than 60 foreign delegations will arrive in Israel to participate in the event. During the event, the center of the capital of Israel (the area of ​​the King David Hotel, the area of ​​the Presidential Palace and the area of ​​Mount Herzl and the Yad Vashem Memorial) will be closed, public transport routes changed.

The list of VIP-participants of the "International Holocaust Forum"

Royal persons

King of Spain Philip Six
King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander
King of the Belgians Philip
Grand Duke of Luxembourg Henry
Prince of Wales Charles
Crown Prince of Norway Haakon

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier
French President Emmanuel Macron
Italian President Sergio Mattarella
President of Austria Alexander van der Bellen
President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos
President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis
President of Bulgaria Roman Radev
President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
President of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic
President of Albania Ilir Meta
Slovenian President Borut Pahor
President of Slovakia Zuzana Chaputova
Hungarian President Janos Ader
President of Lithuania Gintaras Nauseda
President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo di Sosa
President of Macedonia Stevo Pendarovsky
Co-President of Bosnia and Herzegovina Zeljko Komšić
Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili
President of Moldova Igor Dodon
Romanian President Klaus Johanis
Armenian President Armen Sarkizyan
President of Iceland Gwudni Johanesson
President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky

Vice Presidents
US Vice President Mike Pence

Prime Ministers
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Leuven
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen
Czech Prime Minister Andrei Babish
Minister of State of Monaco Serge Tel

Governor General

Governor General of Australia David Harley
Governor General of Canada Julie Payet

Parliament Speakers

President of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi
Chairman of the Parliament of Belarus
Chairman of the Sejm of Latvia Inara Murniece

International organizations

President of the European Parliament David-Maria Sassoli
President of the Council of Europe Charles Michel
European Commission President Ursula von der Lane
Cardinal Kurt Koch, Head of the Papal Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity


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