Sept. 4: Javier Solana, right, shares a word with British Foreign Secretary David Miliband during a round table discussion at an EU foreign ministers meeting in Stockholm. LINKThe European Union also condemned the Israeli announcement, demanding an immediate end to settlement construction.
"The position of the European Union is well known. All settlement activities must stop," EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana told reporters on the margins of an EU foreign ministers' meeting in Stockholm. LINK
Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told AFP that the EU foreign ministers were united in their criticism of Israel.French foreign ministry spokesman Eric Chevallier called the Israeli announcement "evidently totally contrary to the spirit of the peace process and Israeli engagements, and to the dynamic of the peace process." LINK
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