Congressmen Blast Saudis for Continued Boycott

[Jerusalem Post] Michael Freund - Powerful U.S. congressmen have sharply criticized Saudi Arabia for breaking its pledge to drop the Arab League boycott of Israel. "Saudi Arabia's boycott of Israel never should have existed in the first place and they should end it immediately," said Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), a member of the House Foreign Relations Committee. Another member, Rep. Howard Berman (D-Cal.), said, "The Saudis made a commitment to end the boycott to then-U.S. trade representative Robert Portman, and I expect Saudi Arabia to live up to that promise."

2007-04-20 01:00:00

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