Israeli-Austrian Relations: A Personal Retrospective


Govrin Y. Israeli-Austrian Relations: A Personal Retrospective. Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs [Internet]. 2016;10 (3) :487-494.
Israeli-Austrian Relations: A Personal Retrospective


Israel's relations with Austria have experienced many vicissitudes in the sixty years that have elapsed since the two countries inaugurated formal ties. Austria recognized the State of Israel on March 5, 1949, nearly ten months after the Jewish State declared independence. In 1950, both countries established mutual representations on a consular level, Israel in Vienna and Austria in Tel Aviv. In 1956, they established mutual diplomatic relations on the level of legations, and in 1959 the legations were raised to the rank of embassies. (Read more in the text attached)

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