EU: No discussion on banning settlement products

24.05.2012                      03.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 47 des Omer

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EU: No discussion on banning settlement products

Envoy to Israel dispels rumors that the EU is considering a ban on products from the settlements, despite Irish FM's warning.

There are no discussions at the EU level of banning settlement products from Europe, EU envoy to Israel Andrew Standley said on Wednesday.
Standley’s comments came in response to a Jerusalem Postquestion at a press briefing, asking whether he felt that Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore’s proposal that the EU consider banning products from the settlements was gaining any traction inside the EU….