Skip to comments.EU takes tougher stance on Israeli settlements
Posted on 07/16/2013 1:21:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Future agreements between the European Union and Israel must include the explicit exclusion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank or East Jerusalem, according to a new EU directive described by an Israeli official as an earthquake.
The EU guidelines, adopted on 30 June, will prohibit the issuing of grants, funding, prizes or scholarships unless a settlement exclusion clause is included. Israeli institutions and bodies situated across the pre-1967 Green Line will be automatically ineligible. The Israeli government will be required to state in any future agreements with the EU that settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem are outside the state of Israel.
The EU is trying to force Israel to adopt its position on settlements, said an Israeli official. Israel will have to explicitly express in writing the EUs position. We don't believe the EUs position should be forced down our throats like geese. He said it was impossible for Israel to agree to such a demand. The directive would affect all realms of cooperation, he added, and would result in rising tension and increased friction and create a lot of bad blood.
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The antisemites in EU gave Jews the Holocaust
... and they never finished.
SCREU the EU
Why does the EU even care?
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Because they want Israel for themselves. This may sound counterintuitive right now, but their actions bear this out. They’re helping Israel’s enemies in the region right now in order to keep Israel’s footing from being firm.
The day certain EU cities are radioactive dust, I’ll have a celebration drink. And not a purple drank either. While waiting for the internet to come back on.