Israel/Palestine: Statement by the Spokesperson on the listing of six Palestinian organisations as terrorist organisations

29 Oct: Israel/Palestine: Statement by the Spokesperson on the listing of six Palestinian organisations as terrorist organisations

(Source: EEAS)

The European Union is proud of its continued support to civil society that contributes to peace efforts and confidence building between Israelis and Palestinians. 

The EU takes very seriously the listing of six Palestinian organisations by Israel’s Ministry of Defence. These listings have far-reaching consequences for the organisations in political, legal and financial terms. We will be engaging Israeli authorities for more information regarding the basis for these designations. The EU has never and will never finance or support any terrorist organisations. It exercises maximum diligence to avoid any such situation and takes such allegations extremely serious. If substantiated evidence …