Wednesday, October 18th | 28 Tishri 5778

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
September 9, 2013 12:03 pm

Kerry Asks EU to Suspend Settlement Directive

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Kerry Asks EU to Suspend Settlement Directive" to a friend

A neighbourhood in Ariel, Israel.

New York Times – LONDON — Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that he had asked the European Union to suspend its new restrictions on financial assistance to Israeli institutions in order to show the Israeli public the benefit of pursuing a peace agreement with the Palestinians.

“I think it’s important that the Israeli people and the government see that coming to the talks, taking the risk of moving toward peace is worthwhile,” Mr. Kerry said.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner
  • JOHN TRAIN

    US PLAYS BOTH” BAD COP” AND “GOOD COP ROLES” ON THIS .1st the United States gives back channel support to the EU to do this….. and then the US rides to the rescue of Israel. Quite an underhanded game…. but one that will make Israel required to give up concessions as favors to gain and keep US support.

Algemeiner.com