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Israeli settler in Hebron, West Bank (Photo: Rosie Gabrielle)

EU may threaten 'action' against Israeli settlements

EU states are planning to threaten “action” against Israeli settlements, according to a draft text, seen by EUobserver, to be endorsed by foreign ministers on Monday (18 January).

“The EU will continue to closely monitor developments … and will consider further action in order to protect the viability of the two-state solution, which is constantly eroded by new facts on the ground,” the draft statement says.

“The EU will continue to unequivocally and explicitly make the distinct...

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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.

Israeli settler in Hebron, West Bank (Photo: Rosie Gabrielle)

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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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