On the heels of Finland’s major political scandal which saw it’s vice-chairman of a foreign council committee, Perttu Salolainen smear wealthy US Jews with an antisemitic canard of owning the US media, the Finns now follow suit by pulling their ambassadors from their embassy in Tel Aviv.
NOTE: We are not dealing with people (in Europe) who value logic, truth and facts. They are ideologically bound and no amount of explaining the details to them will matter.
Despite claims to the contrary, building in E1 would not necessarily undermine the contiguity of a future Palestinian state.
Ireland, Finland latest to summon Israeli envoys
Australia, Brazil also summon envoys on settlement plans; UK says sanctions not an option as EU discusses “incentives, disincentives.”
PHOTO: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST
Ireland and Finland on Tuesday became the latest countries to summon Israel’s ambassadors to their states for discussions on Israeli settlement expansion plans.
Earlier in the day, Brazil and Australia joined Spain, France, Britain, Sweden and Denmark in calling in Israeli ambassadors over the announcement, which lay out plans for 3,000 new homes in the West Bank and east Jerusalem and steps up planning in the controversial E1 corridor.