Skip to comments.Israeli FM: Ashton 'lacks grasp of reality'
Posted on 10/22/2012 6:08:30 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Israel has told the EU to fix its crisis instead of interfering in settlement expansion.
Its foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, made the comments in a statement on Saturday (20 October) in reaction to a previous EU communique.
He said: "The EU should focus on the problems that are surfacing between different nations on European soil. After these issues are successfully resolved, we will gladly hear any suggestions regarding a solution to the problems with the Palestinians."
He added: "These automatic [EU] condemnations indicate a lack of a basic understanding of the reality in the region ... [Gilo] is an inseparable part of Jerusalem, and Jerusalem is an inseparable part of Israel."
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and don’t even get me started on how he treated Demi! :)