Pan-European body representing interests of many countries on the continent.
Budapest says Israel, Hungary have strong “national identity” in common and face criticism due to “hypocrisy, bias and political correctness.”
Jerusalem Day is being celebrated from sundown on May 21 to sundown May 22 this year.
European states in UNSC threaten “consequences” of annexation
Money allocated for textbooks should “be used for drafting and teaching curricula which reflects UNESCO standards of peace, tolerance, coexistence, and non-violence,” the resolution said.
The move comes at a time when Germany and the EU are reconsidering relations with China in the face of increased investment in critical sectors by Chinese state-owned enterprises.
European Commission pushes back presenting proposal to May 27
The EU has long held that this two-state solution should be at the pre-1967 lines, unless modified through an agreement between Israelis and Palestinians.
The EU’s fear of upsetting the fragile political balance between communities in Lebanon if it were to place the entire Hezbollah organization on the EU terror list is unwarranted.
Pointing to past disagreements on statements about the matter, Borrell said that the current ones came up “when we discussed it a couple of months ago – and I suppose this divide is there.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said cabinet discussions will start in July over extending Israeli sovereignty to Jewish settlements and the Jordan Valley in the West Bank.