|EU Presidency Visit to Israel – June 9-10, 2001|
(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
During their stay in Israel, they will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, and with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affiars Shimon Peres.
The meeting planned between Prime Minister Sharon and Prime Minister Persson will be the first-ever meeting between the two leaders.
Their discussions will focus on the situation in the region, in preparation for the EU Summit which will take place in Gothenburg (Sweden) on 15-16 June 2001.