EU officially publishes settlement guidelines despite Israeli objections

20.07.2013                      13.Aw.5773                      Wa'etchanan; Schabbat Nachamu

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EU officially publishes settlement guidelines despite Israeli objections

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says the directives are not meant to "prejudge" outcome of peace talks.

The European Union, as expected, published new guidelines limiting interaction with Israeli entities beyond the pre-1967 lines on Friday, with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton saying that this is in no way meant to "prejudge the outcome of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians"….