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Luxembourg Foreign Minister: “Israel Must Halt Settlement Construction Entirely”
Der Spiegel ^ | 11/12/2012 | Christoph Schult

Posted on 11/12/2012 8:54:32 PM PST by Olog-hai

On Tuesday, the foreign ministers of the European Union, including Guido Westerwelle of Germany, are scheduled to conduct their first-ever joint meeting with their counterparts from the Arab League. At the meeting, top European and Arab diplomats are expected to discuss the civil war in Syria as well as the stalled Middle East peace process. Among the most contentious issues to be addressed is that of Israel’s policy of settlement-building in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Last Tuesday, the Israeli government said it would move forward with the construction of 1,200 houses in East Jerusalem and on the West Bank. Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs, issued a statement expressing Europe’s “deep regrets” over the development. “Settlements are illegal under international law,” Ashton wrote. “The EU has repeatedly urged the government of Israel to immediately end all settlement activities in the West Bank, including in East Jerusalem, in line with its obligations under the roadmap.” In Berlin, too, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said the development is a “hindrance” to the peace process. …

(Excerpt) Read more at spiegel.de ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; antizionism; eussr; luxembourg
Baroness Ashton pushing that same old lie is a shame upon her and her house. Settlements are not illegal, even by that ephemeral “international law” the EU likes to cite, and those are Israeli territories, not “occupied Palestinian” land. The EU is the biggest backstabber in history.
1 posted on 11/12/2012 8:54:37 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Well that settles that:

Luxembourg Has Spoken


2 posted on 11/12/2012 8:56:13 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpAOwJvTOio)
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To: Olog-hai

Wow, when you have lost Luxembourg, what else is there?


3 posted on 11/12/2012 8:56:23 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("Our president ... makes big speeches packed full of little ideas" Charles C. W. Cooke)
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To: Olog-hai

When I am President my first action will be to nuke Luxembourg.


4 posted on 11/12/2012 8:57:10 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Olog-hai

KEEP building, Bibi! Just tell barry, ‘you didn’t build it’!! I love his words thrown right back at him!


5 posted on 11/12/2012 8:58:15 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Lurker

I’ll be voting for you so make sure you keep your promises!


6 posted on 11/12/2012 8:59:27 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Jeff Chandler
I didn’t even quote the nonsense this fellow spouted. From the end of the interview:
SPIEGEL ONLINE: The Israelis fear that observer status at the UN would give the Palestinians the right to sue Israeli politicians and military officers at the International Criminal Court.

Asselborn: International law applies to all people. As a country that adheres to the rule of law, Israel shouldn't have a problem with that. It appears to me that Netanyahu has another reason to oppose an upgrade of the Palestinians’ status at the United Nations. In practical terms, this upgrade in international recognition would be a step toward an independent state. Netanyahu doesn't want that. …
That is true one-world-government rhetoric. And they think that they are running the one-world government from Europe, too, with the UN as their global extension. Their politicians just love saying that everything they do is “according to the charter of the United Nations” or other such gobbledegook . . .
7 posted on 11/12/2012 9:01:08 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Jeff Chandler

The Duchy of Grand Fenwick has squeaked!


8 posted on 11/12/2012 9:01:50 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Olog-hai
Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s high representative

So is Chatty Cathy high from drinking or drugs. Inquiring minds want to know.

9 posted on 11/12/2012 9:02:26 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Olog-hai; All

Tell them to kiss your a&&


10 posted on 11/12/2012 9:04:08 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: presently no screen name

I hate that term “High Representative”. It’s derived from all the people with the same title at the UN. Who knows what they’ve all been high on all this time.


11 posted on 11/12/2012 9:04:27 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

And what do Liechtenstein and Monaco have to say?


12 posted on 11/12/2012 9:04:36 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Monaco and Liechtenstein aren’t EU “member states”. Luxembourg is, which means they’ve subsumed their own identity into the “European” one, and that’s the identity Asselborn is speaking on behalf of.


13 posted on 11/12/2012 9:06:44 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Israel isn’t an EU member state either.


14 posted on 11/12/2012 9:09:12 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Nope, although Berlusconi and some others were trying to entice them to join two years ago.

Nobody in Israel is speaking for the EU on this matter, though.


15 posted on 11/12/2012 9:11:44 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I read it as she was high. What is it w/commies and someone building something? It must be because they are all about destruction!


16 posted on 11/12/2012 9:13:34 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Olog-hai

Luxembourgh is the new super power of EUSSR?


17 posted on 11/12/2012 9:18:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Must be a Party Conference or something.


18 posted on 11/12/2012 9:19:50 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The EU is a joke. It only has the power over its own brainwashed masses. Keep building, Israel! Let the Luxembourgers squeal.


19 posted on 11/12/2012 9:20:05 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

That’s a lot of brainwashed masses, though.

And we don’t need them to unite their militaries.


20 posted on 11/12/2012 9:20:53 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

partay conference

this is where all their money goes... conferences and meetings


21 posted on 11/12/2012 9:22:37 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Olog-hai

“High Representative”. Is that the same as an unelected “Czar”?


22 posted on 11/12/2012 9:24:12 PM PST by holyscroller ( Without God, America is one nation under)
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To: Olog-hai

How many nukes will it take to wipe Luxembourg completely off the map??

Blink of an eye and good riddance.


23 posted on 11/12/2012 9:29:13 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Slings and Arrows

What sayeth Andorra?


24 posted on 11/12/2012 9:34:06 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

My sentiments exactly.


25 posted on 11/12/2012 9:57:28 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Olog-hai

“If Obama calls, I’m not here....Actually, if he calls, just disconnect him.”

26 posted on 11/12/2012 10:02:40 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Olog-hai

Luxembourg is the new Hitler’s Germany,
and it shows.


27 posted on 11/13/2012 3:23:24 AM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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