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Diplomats decking serving soldiers is the least of it
Jewish World Review ^ | 10/25/2013 | Caroline B. Glick

Posted on 10/25/2013 11:02:45 AM PDT by Former Fetus

Last month the European Union pushed European-Israeli relations to a new low. In mid-September, the IDF enforced a High Court of Justice order to destroy 250 structures built illegally by Palestinian squatters in the Jordan Valley. The High Court acted in accordance with the agreements signed between the Palestinians and Israel. Those agreements gave Israel sole control over planning and zoning in the Jordan Valley and throughout the area of Judea and Samaria defined as Area C.

Five days after the IDF destroyed the illegal structures, Palestinian activists arrived at the site with tents. Their intention was to act in contempt of the law and of the agreements the PLO signed with Israel, and to resettle the site.

The Palestinians did not come alone. They were accompanied by European diplomats. The diplomats were there to provide diplomatic cover to the Palestinians as they broke the law and breached the agreements the PLO signed with the Israeli government.

This would have been bad enough, but in the event, one European diplomat, Marion Castaing, the cultural attache at the French consulate in Jerusalem decided that her job didn't end with providing diplomatic cover for lawbreakers. She joined them. She punched an Israeli border policeman in the face.

Rather than apologize to Israel for using European diplomats to support Palestinians engaged in criminal activity, and for Castaing's shocking violence against an Israeli soldier lawfully performing his duties, EU Foreign Policy chief Catherine Ashton attacked Israel.

Ashton called the tents, presumably paid for by European taxpayers, "humanitarian assistance," and declared, "The EU deplores the confiscation of humanitarian assistance carried out by Israeli security forces yesterday in Khirbet al-Makhul.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: europe; hypocrisy; palestinians
Only be exposing the truth behind the lies will we strengthen our European friends and so increase the possibility that our relations with Europe may improve one day.

I respect Ms. Glick very much, but relations between Israel and Europe WILL NEVER IMPROVE. Read the words of the prophet Zechariah: "And it shall happen in that day that I will make Jerusalem a very heavy stone for all peoples; all who would heave it away will surely be cut in pieces, though all nations of the earth are gathered against it" (Zech. 12:3)

1 posted on 10/25/2013 11:02:45 AM PDT by Former Fetus
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In addition to barring European-Israeli economic activities that may even indirectly benefit Jews beyond the 1949 armistice lines, Ashton has promised to soon introduce EU-wide rules requiring member nations to place special labels on Israeli goods produced by Jews beyond the 1949 armistice lines.

I know just the one.


2 posted on 10/25/2013 11:15:34 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Thanks Former Fetus.
In mid-September, the IDF enforced a High Court of Justice order to destroy 250 structures built illegally by Palestinian squatters in the Jordan Valley. The High Court acted in accordance with the agreements signed between the Palestinians and Israel. Those agreements gave Israel sole control over planning and zoning in the Jordan Valley and throughout the area of Judea and Samaria defined as Area C. Five days after the IDF destroyed the illegal structures, Palestinian activists arrived at the site with tents. Their intention was to act in contempt of the law and of the agreements the PLO signed with Israel, and to resettle the site. The Palestinians did not come alone. They were accompanied by European diplomats. The diplomats were there to provide diplomatic cover to the Palestinians as they broke the law and breached the agreements the PLO signed with the Israeli government.
The Koranimals should have been thrown in prison. The "diplomats" should have been tried and hanged for espionage, conspiracy, and terrorism. Ya don't like diplomatic incidents, Eurabia? Don't do 'em.


3 posted on 10/26/2013 6:00:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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