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Shireen Abu Akleh was a Christian Palestinian with the Al Jazeera broadcaster (Photo: Mazur/cbcew.org.uk)

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EU drops call for 'independent' probe into Abu Akleh killing

EU countries are planning to drop calls for an "independent" inquiry into the shocking killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in a meeting with Israeli prime minister Yair Lapid next month.

"The EU reiterates its call for a thorough and independent investigation that clarifies all the circumstances of Shireen Abu Akleh's death, and that brings those responsible for her killing to justice", the EU had aimed to say in its declaration accompanying the event, called an Associa...

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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.

Shireen Abu Akleh was a Christian Palestinian with the Al Jazeera broadcaster (Photo: Mazur/cbcew.org.uk)

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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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