Press review 21st – 28th November
21st – 28th November
Europe Takes Stronger Measures, Albeit Symbolic, to Condemn Israeli Policies – 22/11/2014 – New York Times
European nations, Israel’s largest trading partners and a historical bastion of support, are taking stronger measures to support Palestinian sovereignty and condemn what many see as aggressive, expansionist Israeli policies. After years of mounting frustrations widely expressed but rarely acted on, politicians from Britain, France, Spain and Sweden have embraced symbolic steps to pressure Israel into a more accommodating stance toward the Palestinians.