Israel to mull sanctions on Palestinian Authority following UNESCO vote

01.10.2011                      04.Cheschwan. 5772

Diplomatie:

Israel to mull sanctions on Palestinian Authority following UNESCO vote

Netanyahu to convene meeting with senior ministers to discuss punitive measures against Palestinians after they were granted full membership from the UN cultural body.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will convene a meeting with his eight senior ministers on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of imposing sanctions on the Palestinian Authority after it was granted full membership from UNESCO.
According to a senior Israeli official, it is still unclear whether a decision will be reached on Tuesday, but various proposals aimed at taking punitive measures against the Palestinians are expected….