Ayalon extends olive branch after FM attacks on EU

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December 17, 2012 02:14

 
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Characterizing Israeli-European ties as important on many different levels, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon offered an olive branch to the EU Sunday, just days after outgoing foreign minister Avigdor Liberman slammed Europe for what he said were biased polices toward Israel.




“Israel-Europe ties are very important on a strategic, political, economic and cultural level, and therefore we should have a serious and intensive – but not public – dialogue,” Ayalon said at a meeting with EU Middle East envoy Andreas Reinicke.




Ayalon, who Liberman unceremoniously left off the joint Likud Beytenu list for the upcoming elections, said Israel would continue to engage in quiet diplomacy with the EU to work out all the issues on their joint agenda.




“There are more things we have in common than that separates us,” Ayalon said.


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