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27th Jun 2022

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Israel joins EU digital Covid-certificate programme

Israel has joined the EU's digital Covid certificate programme. "Europe recognises Israel's vaccination certificate and we recognise the vaccination certificates from European countries. This will allow significant relief for aviation, tourism and economic relations," Israel's health minister Nitzan Horowitz was quoted as saying in the Jerusalem Post. Some 42 countries have signed up to the EU pass.

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The Hungarian hacking allowed Russian intelligence to read 'over the shoulder' of an EU member state for an extended period of time. The difficulty for the EU is that it's not one nation, but a combination of 27 cybersecurity policies.

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