Sunday, May 16, 2004

Middle East

48% of the French dislike Israel, which ranks only below Syria and Iran in terms of unpopularity in the Hexagon. The feeling is mutual. According to a poll, requested by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, of 507 Israelis, 67.1% "do not like" or "hate" France. 41% of Israelis feel "some hostility" and 16% possess a "strong hostility" towards France.

--(via Le Monde (scroll down the linked page))

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