Lapid: EU considering striking central treaty with Israel if peace talks fail

30.01.2014                      29.Schwat.5774                      Jom Kippur Katan

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Lapid: EU considering striking central treaty with Israel if peace talks fail

EU denies it is considering backtracking on crucial treaty; finance minister says failure of talks will bring GDP-reducing boycott.

Should Israel be blamed for failure to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians, the European Union is considering canceling its association agreement with Jerusalem, which serves as the legal basis for Israel-EU ties, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said on Wednesday….