Talking to the Enemy: How States without ‘Diplomatic by G. R. Berridge

By G. R. Berridge

This publication starts through discussing the issues of non-recognition and breaches in diplomatic relatives, after which considers the benefits and drawbacks of the several equipment which states, now not in diplomatic family, hire after they however have to converse. those comprise intermediaries, disguised embassies, ceremonial events corresponding to operating funerals, the diplomatic corps in 3rd states and on the seat of foreign agencies, detailed envoys, and joint commissions. in brief, it truly is inquisitive about the type of international relations which produced the rapprochement among Israel and the PLO in September 1993.

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The protecting mission is bracketed: Tanzania (Canadian High Commission) Ghana (Australian High Commission) Egypt (Canadian Embassy) Algeria (Swiss Embassy) Sudan (American Embassy) In each case the British interests section remained in the former high commission or embassy building. es: 77le DijJlomatit: Seroire Research llulletin. ) 10 More or less simultaneously, interests sections were introduced in some Arab states by West Germany in response to the hostility provoked by its recognition of the state oflsrael in 1965.

It is for these reasons that the ideal mediator is often a great power, such as the United States in the Middle East, or - better still - a great power acting with the support of a regional grouping and another great power. This was the ultimately happy position of the United States in south-western Africa in the mid-1980s, when it came to enjoy the support of the front-line states and the Soviet Union, among others. 29 It is interesting in this context, however, that the UN Secretariat is now giving active consideration to ways of mobilising the resources of all of the UN's notoriously uncoordinated agencies and programmes in order to provide 'positive leverage' behind the UN's own mediation efforts.

Medium powers, or regional 'great powers', periodically play this role and for reasons related to those that lead to its adoption by the major powers. In the cases of Austria and Switzerland, however, middle powers that have assumed postures of permanent neutrality, the reasons are somewhat different, though Austria at any rate has certainly sought influence through mediation. These states are anxious to contribute to the peaceful settlement of disputes in order to sustain the stability in which they flourish; this was particularly true of Austria, given its position in Central Europe, during the Cold War.

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