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January 20, 2016 11:14 am

US Supports EU Move to Distinguish West Bank Settlements From Israel Proper

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The West Bank. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The West Bank. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The US State Department came out in support of a European Union move to distinguish West Bank settlements from Israel proper, and said that settlement product labeling is not tantamount to a boycott.

“Our longstanding position on settlements is clear,” State Department spokesman John Kirby said at the department’s daily press briefing Tuesday.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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  • Ben Kramer

    Why the big deal? This has always been the position of the United States on this issue.

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