Jerusalem, May 22, 2003

FM Shalom to attend meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in Crete
(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

 FM Shalom to attend meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in Crete-May 22- 2003
©GPO/Moshe Milner 

 FM Shalom to attend meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in Crete-May 22- 2003

FM Silvan Shalom at the Foreign Ministers meeting in Crete (May 26)

 FM Shalom to attend meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in Crete-May 22- 2003
©GPO/Moshe Milner 

 FM Shalom to attend meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in Crete-May 22- 2003

FM Silvan Shalom with Jordanian FM Marwan Muasher in Crete (May 26)

On Monday, May 26, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom will depart for Crete in order to participate in the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (the Barcelona Process).

This forum will also be attended by the Foreign Ministers of the EU, of countries about to join the EU, of Turkey, as well as Foreign Ministers of some of the Arab states who participate in the Barcelona Process (Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, the Palestinian Authority).

During the course of his stay in Crete, Foreign Minister Shalom will also conduct bilateral meetings with a number of his colleagues.

The Barcelona Process began in 1995 with the aim of strengthening relations between Europe and the Mediterranean states, and among the Mediterranean states themselves.

   
 FM Shalom to attend meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in Crete-May 22- 2003
 FM Shalom to attend meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in Crete-May 22- 2003
FM Shalom meets Egyptian Foreign Minister Maher – May 26, 2003