Strategic Partnership

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer and acting Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid signed a declaration on a comprehensive strategic partnership on July 12. The partnership that was initiated by former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz involves economic relations, security policy, counter-terrorism and the commemoration of Holocaust victims.

Russia’s war in Ukraine has led Europe to look to Israel as an economic partner and supplier for natural gas. In June, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and then Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi met with then Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. According to Nehammer, Israel expects to be able to supply 10 percent of the European Union’s gas needs in the next two years.

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