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EU-Israel Association Committee

Volume 493: debated on Tuesday 2 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions his Department has had with the European Commissioner for External Relations on the agenda for the EU-Israel Association Council meeting on 15 June 2009. (277694)

My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary met with European Commissioner for External Relations on 9 March 2009. A number of issues were discussed, including the Middle East Peace Process. Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials have also been in regular contact with European Commissioner’s Cabinet regarding the agenda for the EU-Israel Association Council meeting on 15 June 2009.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what specific areas of co-operation the European Commission has proposed for discussion at the EU-Israel Association Council meeting on 15 June 2009. (277695)

The European Commission has not yet proposed an agenda for the EU-Israel Association Council meeting on 15 June 2009.