Jan 11, 2011

#BDS: EU envoys: Palestinians deserve East Jerusalem

"TEL AVIV //The European Union should treat East Jerusalem as the de facto capital of the future Palestinian state in protest at Israeli settlement policies, EU diplomats have said in a leaked report.
The consuls-general in Jerusalem and Ramallah also recommended that the EU take more concrete steps against Israel's expansion of Jewish homes in East Jerusalem. They could include advancing the growing European consumer boycott of settlement products and services, including staying at Jewish-owned hotels in East Jerusalem, the report said.
East Jerusalem is the most explosive issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The report is likely to anger Israel, and bolster the Palestinians' case for their future capital."
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