Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
1:35 p.m. IDT
MODERATOR: (Pending) – greet the President of the United States of America, the Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and virtually greet: The Honorable President of the United Arab Emirates, His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, His Excellency Narendra Modi.
We will start today’s ITU2 Summit with opening statements from all respected leaders, followed by a closed dialogue.
It is my honor to invite the Honorable President of the United Arab Emirates, His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to deliver his opening address.
PRIME MINISTER LAPID: We can’t hear him.
MODERATOR: We seem to have a technical problem. Please bear with us.
PRESIDENT BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN: (As interpreted.) Your Excellency, Prime Minister of the State of Israel; (unintelligible) the United States of America; Your…