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The world's oddest pairing of town twins

Odder even than the non-descript French town (so non-descript I forget its name) twinned with Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso: Tel Aviv is twinned with Gaza City. Yes, really.

Unsurprisingly, the Likud deputy mayor is not best pleased about this, and wants to terminate the agreement, but the mayor - of uncertain political hue - has succeeded in going no further than suspending the agreement.

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Anonymous dearieme said... 7:14 pm

Seaton Canoe twinned with Panama.  



Anonymous Geoff said... 6:50 am

Not nearly as good as yours but Gibraltar twinned with Ballymena in 2006.

Eh? Why? What do these things ever achieve except political junkets?  



Blogger Croydonian said... 3:02 pm

I suspect town twinning never rises much above harmless nonsense.  



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