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Israel: Netanyahu sets on Baltics visit to balance EU 'unfriendly' approach to Israel

Israel, Tel Aviv
August 23, 2018 at 12:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he wanted to balance the EU's "not always friendly" attitude towards Israel by strengthening ties with eastern European nations, speaking to the press in Tel Aviv ahead of his departure to a summit of Baltic States in Lithuania on Thursday.

"I am also interested in balancing the European Union's not always friendly treatment of the state of Israel, so that we will receive a fairer and truer treatment of the state of Israel. I am doing this by contacts with state blocs within the European Union, eastern European states, and now Baltic states and of course other countries," he stated.

Netanyahu will meet with the leaders of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia during his visit to Vilnius, which is set to last until Sunday.

Mandatory credit: Israeli GPO

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he wanted to balance the EU's "not always friendly" attitude towards Israel by strengthening ties with eastern European nations, speaking to the press in Tel Aviv ahead of his departure to a summit of Baltic States in Lithuania on Thursday.

"I am also interested in balancing the European Union's not always friendly treatment of the state of Israel, so that we will receive a fairer and truer treatment of the state of Israel. I am doing this by contacts with state blocs within the European Union, eastern European states, and now Baltic states and of course other countries," he stated.

Netanyahu will meet with the leaders of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia during his visit to Vilnius, which is set to last until Sunday.

Mandatory credit: Israeli GPO

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