The “special relations” with the US and its involvement in the normalization of relations between Israel and other countries in the Middle East are not to be taken for granted.
Israeli diplomacy arose from shtadlanut, the centuries-long intercessions of influential Jews with all-powerful rulers on behalf of their often defenseless and beleaguered communities.
"There's a great deal of frustration," said a senior EU diplomat involved in decision-making, although another diplomat described Cyprus as "desperate" and not ill-intentioned.
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“I do not only want to mark the relations between our countries, but to promote them even more,” Netanyahu said.
The friendship between Serbia and Israel is not based only on current geopolitical and economic interests, but on traditionally good relations between the Serbian and Jewish people.
Should Malawi make good on its pledge, it would be the first African country to take this step.
NATIONAL AFFAIRS: The idea is relatively simple: get countries to realize that their interests are served better by having ties with Israel than by pretending the country doesn’t exist.
POLITICAL AFFAIRS: Netanyahu will always have an excuse to keep his defense minister and foreign minister out of the loop. All he has to do is say the Americans asked to keep it private.