Arab States Meet to Reinvigorate Israel Boycott

[Jerusalem Post] Michael Freund - Representatives of 16 Arab states, as well as the Palestinians and the Organization of the Islamic Conference, convened in Damascus last week for a conference aimed at strengthening the decades-old Arab economic and trade boycott of Israel. The Arab League's Office for the Boycott of Israel has been based in the Syrian capital since 1951. Arab states including Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq continue to bar entry to goods made in Israel or those containing Israeli-made components.

2009-10-26 06:00:00

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