German peace organisations in favour of EU guidelines for agreements with Israel

 

The German Section of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), the Middle East Committee of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (German branch) and the Middle East Commission of Pax Christi Germany welcome the new EU guidelines from 19 July which, as of next year, will ban Israeli organisations, groups and companies from receiving EU funding if they are based on Palestinian territory occupied by Israel. The three peace organisations nevertheless deplore the continued approval of imports of settlement products into the EU which they see as contributing to supporting and maintaining the settlements, contrary to the objective of the EU guidelines. Read more here (in German).