SPOTLIGHT

Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to Israel

Prime Minister David Cameron made his first visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority as Prime Minister on 12-13 March 2014. This spotlight brings together our briefings, analysis and updates relating to his visit.

ANALYSIS

Jewish News: Cameron calmed the Knesset, by Dr Toby Greene
13/03/2014

Jewish News: Cameron calmed the Knesset, by Dr Toby Greene

BICOM Director of Research Dr. Toby Greene analyses Prime Minister Cameron’s Knesset speech.

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World Affairs: A New Vision for Middle East Peace? by Professor Alan Johnson
13/03/2014

World Affairs: A New Vision for Middle East Peace? by Professor Alan Johnson

BICOM’s Senior Research Fellow Professor Alan Johnson assesses Prime Minister Cameron’s engagement with Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

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BICOM Briefing: PM Cameron visiting Israel and the PA, 12-13 March
10/03/2014

BICOM Briefing: PM Cameron visiting Israel and the PA, 12-13 March

BICOM prepared a background briefing in advance of David Cameron’s first official visit to Israel as Prime Minister, looking at the aims of the visit and recent developments in the UK-Israel bilateral relationship.

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BICOM Briefing: Israel’s character as a ‘Jewish state’
10/03/2014

BICOM Briefing: Israel’s character as a ‘Jewish state’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s position that a permanent status agreement resulting in a two state solution must include explicit Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state is rejected by Mahmoud Abbas, and is a key point of contention in the peace process. This briefing explores this issue.

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BICOM Analysis: The Kerry Plan
27/02/2014

BICOM Analysis: The Kerry Plan

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in the advanced stages of producing a framework document to establish guidelines for carrying Israeli-Palestinian negotiations beyond the current deadline at the end of April. This analysis assesses its likely contents and how the parties may respond.

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LATEST DEVELOPMENT

14/03/2014

Cameron wraps up trip, says that peace is “possible”

Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday completed his visit to the region, visiting the Teva pharmaceutical factory in Jerusalem before travelling to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian…

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14/03/2014

Cameron, Netanyahu help launch Teva-UK dementia research fund

Prime Minister David Cameron and Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday toured the Teva pharmaceutical plant as a new £12.5million joint research fund for dementia was…

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13/03/2014

Cameron pledges “unbreakable” solidarity with Israel in Knesset speech

Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday emphasised his commitment to Israel’s security and outlined the potential benefits of peace during a speech to the Knesset. Cameron…

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12/03/2014

David Cameron’s Speech to the Knesset

On Wednesday 12 March 2014 Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the Knesset. This is a full transcript of his speech.

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12/03/2014

Cameron in Israel today, to encourage peace progress and strengthen ties

Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive in Israel today for a two-day visit, his first in office, including a keynote address to the Knesset this…

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