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July 26, 2013 11:00 pm

European Union ‘Concerned’ by Israeli Restrictions on EU’s Gaza, West Bank Activity

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European Union's High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Spokeswoman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, responded Friday to Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon‘s decision to suspend contacts with the EU in the West Bank, saying “The EU is concerned by reports in the Israeli media that the Israeli Minister of Defense has announced a number of restrictions affecting EU activities supporting the Palestinian people.”

Speaking in Brussels, spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said “We have not received any official communication from the Israeli authorities. Our delegations on the spot are seeking urgent clarifications,” Kocijancic added.

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