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September 7, 2012 12:18 pm

Greek Diplomat: EU Mulling Ban of Israeli Settlement Goods

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JPost – The European Union is considering instituting a ban on imports of products made in Israeli settlements, a Greek Foreign Ministry official was quoted as saying to a group of Israeli and Palestinian journalists in Athens on Friday.

According to multiple Israeli media reports, the Greek diplomat,  speaking to reporters during a Geneva Initiative seminar in the Greek capital, said that EU nations were currently holding discussions on the issue. Among moves being considered were a total import ban on settlement goods or the implementation of special labels for goods made in communities beyond the Green Line, such as South Africa adopted last month.

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