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Belgian foreign minister Hadja Lahbib with EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell in Brussels on Monday (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

EU to agree Israeli-settler blacklist, Borrell says

EU foreign ministers are closing in on sanctions against a dozen Israeli settlers, amid Western efforts to also stop an Israeli-made famine in Gaza.

"It seems today we will agree sanctions on both Hamas and on violent settlers, who are harassing civilians in the West Bank," said EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell in Brussels on Monday (18 March).

Israel has killed over 31,000 people in Gaza after Palestinian group Hamas attack...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Belgian foreign minister Hadja Lahbib with EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell in Brussels on Monday (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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