The annual EU-Israel political dialogue took place in Jerusalem today. Formally known as the Political Dialogue and Cooperation sub-committee, it is one of the 10 sub-committees established in 2005 under the European Neighbourhood Policy Action Plan agreed upon between the European Union and Israel.
The two sides exchanged views on a broad range of subjects including the Middle East Peace Process, regional issues, shared values, international issues, the state of play under the current Action Plan and future steps to be taken in bilateral relations.
Tomas Dupla del Moral, Director for the Middle East and South Mediterranean in the European Commission led the European Union Delegation. The Israeli delegation was led by Naor Gilon, Deputy Director General Western European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.