EU Commission Vice-President: "No Compromise at any Price at Durban II"

[European Jewish Press] Yossi Lempkowicz - European Commission Vice-President Jacques Barrot said Monday the EU should be ready to react firmly if unacceptable texts are proposed at the upcoming UN conference on racism, known as "Durban II," in Geneva. "If necessary we will call on the EU member states to withdraw from the conference if we see violations of the core European values in Geneva," he told a symposium on combating racism and anti-Semitism organized by the European Jewish Congress in Brussels. "It's out of the question for Europe to accept a compromise at any price," he said.

2009-04-02 06:00:00

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