Where Is EUs Diktat To PA To Transform
The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized the European Unions (EU) pressuring
Earlier this month, EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana warned that the bloc may reevaluate its ties with Israel if the incoming government isn’t committed to a two-state solution saying, Let me say very clearly that the way the European Union will relate to an [Israeli] government that is not committed to a two-state solution will be very, very different [we will] be ready to do business as usual, normally, with a government in Israel that will continue talking for a two-state solution. (EU warns Israel on two-state issue, Jerusalem Post, March 28, 2009).
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that We Europeans are insisting that whatever the weighting is in the two governments [Israeli and Palestinian], the creation of a two-state solution must stand first and foremost. Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg, whose country currently holds the rotating presidency of the EU, said that , Relations would become very difficult indeed. At one of our next ministerial meetings we would have to discuss what consequences the EU would draw from that. Luxembourg’s Jean Asselborn said a long-mooted upgrading of EU-Israeli trade and political ties depended on Israel achieving a peace deal with the Palestinians and that We must tell the Israelis that it is not allowed to walk away from the peace process … The upgrading process was always to be viewed from the perspective of the peace process having been completed. (EU warns Netanyahu over stalled peace process, Haaretz, March 28, 2009).
ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, The recent assertion by the EU that it seeks to dictate the terms of a peace settlement to
The purpose of the
If a Palestinian state was to be established next door to one of the EU countries, in the near-certainty that it would be a corrupt, terror-promoting state which will also be beggar state, dependent on an infusion of billions of dollars, would the EU leaders agree to this? Of course, not yet that is what they are demanding of
Statehood is not a silver bullet that will solve Palestinian extremism.
The EU should be reminded that it strongly urged the massive Israeli territorial and other concessions of the
Under current conditions, a Palestinian state would be simply another terrorist regime enjoying sovereignty, the ability to form alliances and import weaponry and further its unchanged, unreconstructed agenda of eliminating