Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Israel, EU Begin Talks to End Crisis over EU's Labeling of Settlement Products.
Israel, EU Begin Talks to End Crisis Sparked by EU's Labeling of Settlement Products. (Haaretz).
Israeli official says labeling of settlement products was 'unilateral and adopted Palestinian narrative – that's no way to conduct respectful dialogue.'
Israel and the European Union have begun quiet talks toward resolution of the crisis growing out of the European Union’s decision to label products made in the settlements in European marketing chains, and to restart discussion on the Palestinian issue, which was halted by Israel three months ago.
Officials in Jerusalem said Israel and the EU are working toward reaching understandings that would include mutual steps to bring the relationship back on track. Read the full story here.