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EU – Israel. A high-level EU delegation to Gaza in July (update)

(B2) A delegation of 5 EU foreign ministers could well go to Gaza at the end of July to verify the easing of the blockade of the Palestinian territory promised by the Israelis. These are the Italian, French and Spanish ministers. Two other ministers – German and British – could join. The High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs, Cathy Ashton, will also travel to Gaza, but earlier on July 17 and 18 (1).

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman extended an invitation to his Italian counterpart Franco Frattini to visit Gaza with other foreign ministers from EU member states, according to the Italian government on Friday (June 24). ).


(1) Read here: The diplomatic service voted in the European Parliament (update)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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