During the ceremony, the ambassador expressed his appreciation to the pope for his friendship to Israel and to the Jewish People. The ambassador also expressed his satisfaction in presenting his credentials during a time of significant progress on the financial agreement between the State of Israel and the Holy See.
Commenting on the meeting, Ambassador Evrony said, "It was a great honor and privilege to meet his holiness the pope. I am thankful for the opportunity given to me. I raised issues of concern to Israel and the future relations between Israel and the Holy See.
Regarding his appointment as Israel’s sixth ambassador to the Holy See, Dr. Evrony said, "I am aware that this assignment is much more than a usual diplomatic mission. It is a great challenge, but a challenge I accept with enthusiasm."