Secret EU paper aims to tackle Israel’s treatment of Arab minority

16.12.2011                      20.Kislev. 5772

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Secret EU paper aims to tackle Israel's treatment of Arab minority

Paper states EU should consider Israel's treatment of its Arab population a 'core issue', and not second tier to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The European Union should consider Israel's treatment of its Arab population a "core issue, not second tier to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict," according to a classified working paper produced by European embassies in Israel, parts of which were obtained by Haaretz.
This is an unprecedented document in that it deals with internal Israeli issues. According to European diplomats and senior Foreign Ministry officials, it was written and sent to EU headquarters in Brussels behind the back of the Israeli government….