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Hungarian foreign minister: Israel can rely on us in the EU, UN

Budapest says Israel, Hungary have strong “national identity” in common and face criticism due to “hypocrisy, bias and political correctness.”

Israel Allies Caucus Chairmen meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu at the IAF Chairman's Conference
Christian leaders from Latin America, Europe praise Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem Day is being celebrated from sundown on May 21 to sundown May 22 this year.

Hungary, Austria stand against rest of EU blasting Israel

European states in UNSC threaten “consequences” of annexation

Palestinian kids display their textbooks
European Parliament condemns PA textbooks that promote hate and violence

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.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
19/05/2020
EU Parliament's political group European People's Party (EPP) president Manfred Weber speaks during
Senior German MEP calls for year-long ban on Chinese business takeovers

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.

By REUTERS
17/05/2020
‘Lot of work to do’ on EU’s COVID-19 recovery fund - official

European Commission pushes back presenting proposal to May 27

By REUTERS
16/05/2020
Borrell: EU will work to 'discourage' Israeli West Bank annexation steps

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 Hezbollah flag
Hezbollah is a terrorist entity. The EU must not be afraid to say so

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.

By CHARLIE WEIMERS
14/05/2020
Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the
Disagreement among EU on sanctioning Israel over settlement annexation

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.”

A general view picture shows the Israeli settlement of Efrat (L) in the Gush Etzion settlement block
France pushing for tough EU response to any West Bank annexation

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.

By REUTERS
12/05/2020
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