|UKIP FOI stand at Torquay Conference September 2010|
UKIP Friends of Israel group was authorised by the party’s National Executive Committee in 2005. UKIP FOI is committed to promoting contact and understanding between UKIP and Israel, in order to show solidarity, and to ensure that the party has a fully informed foreign policy.
UKIP Friends of Israel is currently one of a number of outside organisations affiliated with the UK Independence Party.
"UKIP supports the right of Israel to exist as a Jewish state. UKIP rejects calls for Israel to be punished for defending itself from attack. Yet UKIP calls on Israel to continue to ensure its military actions remain proportionate and to pursue a political solution to a political problem" Out of the EU; Into the World UKIP Policy Statement March 2010