Israel: EU Is Wrong to Equate Palestinian Terror with IDF Actions

(Jerusalem Post) Tovah Lazaroff - After EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell called for an end to violence by both Israelis and Palestinians, Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen on Tuesday responded: "There is no place to compare or create equity between the victims of terrorism on the Israeli side and the Palestinian terrorists supported by the Palestinian Authority." It is "morally wrong" for Borrell to write about Hamas without explaining that it is a terror organization, Cohen said. Cohen also raised Israeli concern about EU activities in Area C of the West Bank, including its support and financing of construction for Palestinians deemed by Israel to be illegal. "The intervention of the European Union in Israeli internal politics and the financing of Palestinian activities that encourage incitement and payments to terrorist families must stop," Cohen added.

2023-03-16 00:00:00

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