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One of hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrations across Europe, this time in Frankfurt, Germany in February (Photo: Willy Brandt - Flickr)

Europe votes, as two neighbourhood wars rage

Two major wars have broken out in the EU neighbourhood since the last European Parliament elections in 2019 — but voters are more likely to be swayed by domestic issues than high tension on the international front. 

The Ukraine war had already begun long before the 2019 EU vote, when Russia first invaded Ukraine in 2014. And the Arab-Israeli conflict goes...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

One of hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrations across Europe, this time in Frankfurt, Germany in February (Photo: Willy Brandt - Flickr)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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