Israel-EU ties to fray without compromise on settlements: Israeli official




 
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Israel-EU ties to fray without compromise on settlements: Israeli official
 
October 25th, 2013  
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Topic: Israel-EU ties to fray without compromise on settlements: Israeli official


Israel-EU ties to fray without compromise on settlements: Israeli official
By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel and the European Union will drift apart if they cannot compromise on new EU guidelines covering Jewish settlement on occupied land that could damage research and trade ties, Israeli's deputy foreign minister said. The two sides must overcome the dispute - focused on territory that Palestinians want for a state - before the end of November, when a multi-million dollar EU research program called Horizon 2020 is due to be finalized. If there is no deal, Israel risks missing out on generous funding for its scientists. ...




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