Dep FM Ayalon: "We see the European Union not only as an economic partner but also as a political partner."

(Communicated by the Deputy FM’s Bureau)

At a festive ceremony marking 50 years of economic cooperation between Israel and the European Union held at the Czech Embassy in Tel Aviv, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said: "We see the European Union not only as an economic partner but also as a political partner, based on our shared values and interests. The European experience in building regional peace and regional institutions is a model that should be emulized in the Middle East."