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November 14, 2013 10:14 am

Members of EU Parliament Urge Reconsideration of Settlement Boycott

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European Union Foreign Affairs Head Catherine Ashton. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Some 30 members of the European Parliament on Wednesday urged the EU to rethink July guidelines banning financial ties with Israeli settlements.

In a letter to the bloc’s top diplomat Catherine Ashton, 27 MEPs across the political spectrum urged the EU’s executive, the European Commission, to reverse or at least soften the guidelines setting a January 2014 ban on funding and business deals with settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

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