Photographer: Patrick Child
Visit by Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Member of the EC, to Middle East
Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Member of the EC in charge of External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy went to Israel and to the Occupied Palestinian Territory. She met Ehud Olmert, Israeli acting Prime Minister, to express Europe's concern for the health of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, to review bilateral relations with Israel and prospects for the peace process after the Israeli and Palestinian elections. She also met Tzipi Livni, Israeli Minister for Foreign Affairs, so as representatives of the EU Election Observation Mission. Another main focus of her trip was the contribution that the EU is making to reconstruction of Gaza following Israel's disengagement.
T-shirt of the European Union Border Assistance Mission Rafah (EU BAM Rafah)
Arrival of Benita Ferrero-Waldner with General Pietro Pistolese, Head of the Mission (3rd ...
The destroyed observation Gaza Airport tower
Khan Younis Municipal building built with EU funds
Benita Ferrero-Waldner, on the left, and the plaque announcing road build with EU funds
Conversation between Ehud Olmert, on the left, and Benita Ferrero-Waldner
Ehud Olmert, on the left, and Benita Ferrero-Waldner
Meeting at the EU Election Observation Mission with Veronique de Keyser, Head of the EU ...
Tzipi Livni, on the right, and Benita Ferrero-Waldner