NATO agrees Israel Mission to NATO

  • 04 May. 2016 -
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  • Last updated: 04 May. 2016 15:38

The North Atlantic Council has agreed ‎to accept the request that an official Israeli Mission be established at NATO headquarters. The Ambassador of Israel to the EU will therefore be the Head of the Mission of Israel to NATO.

(left to right) Merav Michaeli, Tzachi Hanegbi, NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow, Michael Oren and Yaakov Perry

Members of the Knesset visit NATO (February 2016)

Israel is a very active partner of the Alliance as a member of NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue, established in December 1994. NATO has invited all partners to open diplomatic missions to the Headquarters of the Atlantic Alliance in Brussels.