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  אדר 3, 5774 , 03/02/14

EU Ambassador to Israel Echoes Kerry's Threats

The European Union's ambassador to Israel, Lars Faabourg-Andersen, warned Israel that it would likely endure "increasing isolation" if the peace talks with Palestinians collapse.

In an interview with Channel 2 TV today (Monday), the Ambassador said that such a scenario wouldn't necessarily be a result of European policy, but rather the choice of actions made by private businesses. His comments are an echo of those made by US Secretary of State John Kerry, who warned Israel last week that BDS would expand should the talks fail. This provoked a furor in Israel, with some officials condemning the remarks while others recommended the government consider them.

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