25.01.2011 20.Shevat, 5771
Czech FM to ‘Post’: Israeli PR in Europe is ‘miserable’
With Holocaust memories receding and Euro-centric Israeli leaders dying off, the ties with the EU have frayed, Karl Schwarzenberg says.
Israel's public relations in Europe are “miserable,” and the estrangement between Israel and the EU is both because Israeli politicians for whom Europe was the center of gravity are dying off, and because the Holocaust is receding into the “mist of history” for European politicians, Czech Foreign Minister Karl Schwarzenberg has told The Jerusalem Post.
Schwarzenberg, whose country is among the most supportive of Israel inside the EU, said there had been a significant shift in mood toward Israel in Europe over the last year, and “it would be nonsense to deny it.”…