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Government > Foreign relations > Recognition of Israel notes: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Notes and remarks about the date on which Israel was officially recognized as a state.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Does not accept Israeli passports.
Albania title=Albania and Israel in Accord To Establish Diplomatic Ties|url= http://www.nytimes.com/1991/08/20/world/albania-and-israel-in-accord-to-establish-diplomatic-ties.html|accessdate=4 August 2011|newspaper=The New York Times|date=20 August 1991}}</ref>
Algeria title=Visa information: Algeria|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=DZ&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association|accessdate=2011-09-25}}</ref>
Angola Date full diplomatic relations established
Antigua and Barbuda Date full diplomatic relations established
Armenia Date full diplomatic relations established
Austria author=Government of Austria|title=Bilateral Relations|url= http://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/embassy/tel-aviv/bilateral-relations.html|publisher=Ministry of Foreign Affairs|accessdate=2011-10-16}}</ref>
Azerbaijan Date full diplomatic relations established.
Bahrain Israel maintained a representative mission in Manama from 1996 until it was closed in 2000. In October 2009, parliament ruled that any form of relations with Israel or its people (government, business or private) was illegal, and banned the government from establishing diplomatic relations.
Bangladesh title=Visa information: Bangladesh|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=BD&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Barbados Date full diplomatic relations established
Belarus Date full diplomatic relations established
Belize Date full diplomatic relations established
Benin Date full diplomatic relations established. Relations severed in October 1973, and resumed in July 1992.
Bolivia author=Staff writers|title=Bolivia cuts Israel ties over Gaza|url= http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2009/01/200911415461671162.html|date=15 January 2009|newspaper=Al Jazeera|accessdate=2011-10-16}}</ref>
Bosnia and Herzegovina Date full diplomatic relations established
Botswana Broke off relations on November 1973, restored in December 1993.
Brunei title=Visa information: Brunei Darussalam|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=BN&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association|accessdate=2011-09-25}}</ref>
Bulgaria author=Government of Bulgaria|title=Diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and Israel|url= http://www.mfa.bg/en/118/pages/menu/509|accessdate=4 August 2011}}</ref>
Burkina Faso title=Burkina Faso Fact File|url= http://www.iss.co.za/AF/profiles/BurkinaFaso/burkina_index.html|publisher=Institute for Security Studies|accessdate=24 September 2011}}</ref>
Burma Date full diplomatic relations established
Burundi Relations severed in May 1973, and restored in March 1995.
Cambodia Date full diplomatic relations established. Cambodia broke off relations in 1975; they were restored on 5 October 1993.
Cameroon author=Times Wire Services|title=Israel, Cameroon Restore Ties After 13-Year Break|url= http://articles.latimes.com/1986-08-27/news/mn-14197_1_cameroon|date=27 August 2011|newspaper=Los Angeles Times|accessdate=2011-10-16}}</ref>
Cape Verde Date full diplomatic relations established
Central African Republic Relations were broken in October 1973, were resumed in January 1991.
Chad author=University of Dar es Salaam|title=Taamuli|volume=10|issue=2|year=1980|publisher=Department of Political Science, East African Literature Bureau |page=12}}</ref> Chad currently does not recognise Israel. In 2005, reports emerged of a mutual intention to renew diplomatic relations. Cite error: There are <ref> tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{reflist}} template (see the help page ).
China The Republic of China granted de jure recognition to Israel on 1 March 1949. The two states maintained full diplomatic relations until Israel's recognition of the People's Republic of China on 8 January 1950. The PRC, however, did not formally reciprocate until the eventual establishment of diplomatic relations in 1992.
Cote d'Ivoire Date full diplomatic relations established. Prior to this date, it had maintained trade relations since 15 February 1961. Relations severed in November 1973, and resumed in February 1986.
Croatia Date full diplomatic relations established
Cuba Cuba broke relations with Israel in September 1973, and the current government does not recognise it.
Cyprus title=Middle East Record Volume 1, 1960|year=1960|publisher=The Israel Oriental Society|url= http://books.google.dk/books?id=0LooyExir7EC&pg=PA181&dq=#v=onepage&q&f=false|author=Yitzhak Oron|page=181}}</ref>
Czech Republic Recognition extended under Czechoslovakia . Relations under Czechoslovakia were severed between June 1967 and February 1990. Diplomatic relations with the Czech Republic were established 1 January 1993.
Democratic Republic of the Congo author=Emizet F. Kisangani; F. Scott Bobb|title=Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo|page=29|publisher=Scarecrow Press|year=2010|isbn=978-0-8108-5761-2}}</ref>
Dominica Date full diplomatic relations established
Egypt Signatory to the Khartoum Declaration. Later became the first Arab state to recognise Israel, with the Egypt\u2013Israel Peace Treaty .
Equatorial Guinea title=Africa research bulletin: Political, social, and cultural series, 31|year=1994|publisher=Blackwell|url= http://books.google.dk/books?id=XbqMAAAAIAAJ&q=&dq=|page=1348|quote=Equatorial Guinea re-established diplomatic relations with Israel on January 6th.}}</ref>
Eritrea Date full diplomatic relations established
Estonia Date full diplomatic relations established
Ethiopia Prior to de jure recognition, Ethiopia maintained consular relations with Israel since 1956. Relations were broken in October 1973, and resumed in November 1989.
Federated States of Micronesia Date full diplomatic relations established
Fiji Date full diplomatic relations established
Gabon Relations severed in October 1973, and resumed in September 1993.
Gambia Relations broken in October 1973, and resumed in September 1992.
Georgia Date full diplomatic relations established
Germany Date full diplomatic relations established. Prior to this, Germany signed the Reparations agreement with Israel.
Ghana Relations broken in October 1973, and resumed in August 1994.
Greece Date full diplomatic relations established
Grenada Date full diplomatic relations established
Guinea Broke relations with Israel on 12 June 1967.
Guinea-Bissau Date full diplomatic relations established
Guyana Broke off relations in March 1974, restored in March 1992.
Haiti Date full diplomatic relations established
Hungary title=Hungary Restores Ties With Israel|url= http://www.nytimes.com/1989/09/19/world/hungary-restores-ties-with-israel.html}} </ref>
Indonesia Can only travel to Indonesia with an invitation from the Department of Immigration of Indonesia. General Israeli citizens are prohibited from entering the country.
Iran title=Visa information: Iran|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=IR&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref> and the holders of Iranian passports are "not entitled to travel to the occupied Palestine" Cite error: There are <ref> tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{reflist}} template (see the help page ).
Iraq Does not accept Israeli passports.
Jordan Signatory to the Khartoum Declaration. Later became the second Arab state to recognise Israel in the Israel\u2013Jordan peace treaty .
Kazakhstan Date full diplomatic relations established
Kenya Severed relation in November 1973, resumed in December 1988.
Kiribati Date full diplomatic relations established
Kuwait title=Visa information: Kuwait|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=KW&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Laos author=Government of Laos|title=List of states which the Lao PDR has established diplomatic relations since 1950|url= http://www.mofa.gov.la/List of staes which the lao PDR Diplomatic_relation since1950.pdf|date=2 November 2007|publisher=Ministry of Foreign Affairs|accessdate=2011-08-02}}</ref>
Latvia Date full diplomatic relations established
Lebanon title=Visa information: Lebanon|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=LB&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Liberia Relations severed in November 1973, and resumed in August 1983.
Libya title=Visa information: Libya|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=LY&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Lithuania Date full diplomatic relations established
Madagascar Relations broken in October 1973, and resumed in January 1994.
Malawi Date full diplomatic relations established
Malaysia author=Yusof, Husna|title=Israelis allowed into Malaysia with conditions|newspaper=The Sun Daily|date=2 November 2011|publisher=The Sun}}</ref>
Maldives Date given is the date full diplomatic relations were established.
Mali Relations severed on 5 January 1973.
Malta Date full diplomatic relations established
Mauritania title=Israel closes Mauritania embassy|url= http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7928790.stm}} </ref> severed on 21 March 2010
Mauritius Severed relation in July 1976, restored in September 1993.
Nepal Date full diplomatic relations established
Nicaragua In June 2010, Nicaragua suspended diplomatic ties with Israel.
Niger Relations severed on 4 January 1973.
Nigeria Relations broken in October 1973, were resumed in May 1992.
Oman title=Visa information: Oman|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=OM&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Pakistan title=Pakistan K1 Fiancee Visa Processing Times|url= http://www.k1-fiancee-visa-law.com/k1-visa-processing-times/pakistan-k1-visa-processing-times/|accessdate=27 August 2011}}</ref>
Palestine Signatory to the Khartoum Declaration. Recognise Israel as part of the Oslo I Accord .
Poland title=Poland Resumes Full Diplomatic Ties With Israel|url= http://www.nytimes.com/1990/02/28/world/poland-resumes-full-diplomatic-ties-with-israel.html}} </ref>
Qatar title=Political risk yearbook: Middle East & North Africa, 2|year=1998|publisher=Frost & Sullivan. Political Risk Services, Political Risk Services (IBC USA (Publications) Inc.)|url= http://books.google.dk/books?id=JxqOAAAAMAAJ&q=|accessdate=6 August 2011|page=56}}</ref> Trade offices closed in February 2009.
Republic of Macedonia Date given is the date full diplomatic relations were established.
Republic of the Congo Date full diplomatic relations established. Broke relations on 31 December 1972, resumed in August 1991.
Russia Recognition extended as the Soviet Union . Relations broken in 1967, restored on 19 October 1991.
Rwanda Relations severed in October 1973, and restored in October 1994.
Saint Kitts and Nevis Date full diplomatic relations established
Saint Lucia Date full diplomatic relations established
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Date full diplomatic relations established
Samoa Date full diplomatic relations established
Saudi Arabia title=Visa information: Saudi Arabia|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=SA&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Senegal Relations broken in October 1973, and resumed in August 1994.
Serbia title=Daily report: East Europe, 192\u2013201|year=1991|publisher=The Service|url= http://books.google.dk/books?id=gCsUAQAAMAAJ&dq=&q=#search_anchor|accessdate=5 August 2011|page=33 & 39}}</ref>
Seychelles Date full diplomatic relations established
Sierra Leone Relations broken in October 1973, and resumed in May 1992.
Singapore Date full diplomatic relations established
Slovakia Recognition extended under Czechoslovakia . Relations under Czechoslovakia were severed between June 1967 and February 1990. Diplomatic relations with Slovakia were established 1 January 1993.
Somalia Does not accept Israeli passports.
South Korea Date full diplomatic relations established
South Sudan title=PM Netanyahu's Remarks at the Start of the Weekly Cabinet Meeting|url= http://www.pmo.gov.il/PMOEng/Communication/Spokesman/2011/07/spoekstart100711.htm|accessdate=4 August 2011}}</ref>
Sudan title=Visa information: Sudan|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=SD&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Syria title=Visa information: Syria|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=SY&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Tanzania Relations broken in October 1973, and resumed in February 1995.
The Bahamas Date full diplomatic relations established
Togo Relations severed in September 1973, and restored in June 1987.
Tonga Date full diplomatic relations established
Turkey In September 2011, Turkey downgraded ties with Israel to second secretary level.
Turkmenistan Date full diplomatic relations established
Tuvalu Date full diplomatic relations established
Uganda Broke relations on 30 March 1972, and restored in July 1994.
United Arab Emirates title=Visa information: UAE|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=AE&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Uzbekistan Date full diplomatic relations established
Vanuatu Date full diplomatic relations established
Venezuela Relations severed in January 2009.
Vietnam Date full diplomatic relations established
Yemen title=Visa information: Yemen|url= http://www.timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/tim_website_client.cgi?SpecData=1&VISA=&page=visa&NA=IL&DE=YE&PASSTYPES=PASS&user=DL&subuser=DELTAB2C|work=Timatic Web|publisher=Air Transport Association}}</ref>
Zambia Relations broken in October 1973, and resumed in December 1991.
Zimbabwe Date full diplomatic relations established

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