Monday, June 07, 2010

EU to step in?

Kouchner and Hague pressure Israel over Gaza

"Page last updated at 1:12 GMT, Monday, 7 June 2010 2:12 UK

An Israeli commando on the Mavi Marmara (pic: IHH)Israel says new pictures of the raid back up its version of events

The EU could play a bigger role in ensuring aid gets into Gaza and weapons are kept out, French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has said.


"French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner proposed that the EU could step in and check the cargo on ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip in an attempt to lower tensions following an Israeli raid on aid ships last week. “The European Union must participate politically and concretely more than it already does — and it does a lot already — in the path towards peace,” the BBC quoted Kouchner as saying after a meeting with his British counterpart William Hague late Sunday in Paris. “We could check the cargo of ships heading to Gaza, Mr. Kouchner said.

“We can do it, we want to do it.He added that the EU could also control the Rafah entry point from Egypt into the territory controlled by Hamas “in a very strict manner.” ...". LINK

...Here I have 2 very good articles to share with you on the Israel ship issue:

stay tuned!


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