Brussels, this is Israel Calling

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The chapters explores EU relations with Israel, one of the oldest relations
the bloc has had. Israel in fact was, in February 1959, the fourth country in the
world to establish full diplomatic relations with the European Communities.
The chapter reviews how the relations evolved across the years and multiple crises.
In doing so, the chapter also unveils and discusses the EU’s ambivalent attitude concerning the nature of its ties with Israel.
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationThe Foreign Policy of the European Union
Subtitle of host publicationAssessing Europe’s Role in the World (3rd Edition)
EditorsFederiga Bindi
Place of PublicationWashington DC
PublisherBrookings Institution Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780815738121
ISBN (Print)9780815738114
StatePublished - 4 Oct 2022


  • European Union (EU)
  • European Union countries -- Relations -- Israel


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