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March 20, 2012 4:47 pm

European Union Releases New Ashton Speech, Includes Gaza and Sderot

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EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – The European Union issued Tuesday a corrected version of a speech by its foreign policy chief which had angered Israel because it appeared to link a French school shooting and Gaza.

The new transcript of Catherine Ashton’s remarks mentions the situation of children in both Gaza and the southern Israeli town of Sderot after the first version only mentioned the Palestinian territory.

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