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EU: Israeli Settlements Are Illegal

The European Union is sticking to its stance that Israeli settlement constructions in Palestine are illegal under international law, a long held view Washington has now begun to dispute.

“The EU calls on Israel to end all settlement activity, in line with its obligations as an occupying power,” EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement.


Mogherini was reacting to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s abandonment of the US four-decade-old position that building settlements for the…

Much of the international community regards the Israeli settlements as illegal because the…

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