Netanyahu often uses meetings with international officials to push his agenda of halting Iran's nuclear ambitions. Israel also sees Tehran's moves to set up bases in neighbouring Syria as a regional threat.
Chadian President Deby said his visit was "historic" for both countries and that it "could facilitate the turning of a new page in relations between us" but added that even with a renewal of ties, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could not be ignored.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in India for a six-day visit during which he will discuss bilateral ties with PM Narendra Modi. Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara, will also be visiting Agra, Gujarat and Mumbai.
Modi in Israel: The Indian Prime Minister visited Israel for a trip that he described as 'ground breaking'. PM Modi is the first Indian head of state to make a trip to Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu, his Israeli counterpart, said his country has waited a long time for the Indian PM's visit.
President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a peaceful resolution of all disputes to which the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded by affirming that his country wanted to co-exist with Arabs but would firmly fight terrorism.