EU Could Seek Damages for West Bank Buildings Razed by israel

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EU Could Seek Damages for West Bank Buildings Razed by Israel

Committee recommends member states seek reparations for demolition of Palestinian structures in Israeli-administered area — report

A building funded by the European Union in the West Bank. (Ben Sales/JTA)

A building funded by the European Union in the West Bank. (Ben Sales/JTA)

European Union panel of Middle East experts has reportedly recommended that Israel be made to pay for EU-funded buildings it demolishes in the part of the West Bank where Israel exercises administrative and military control.

The EU’s Maghreb-Mashreq (MaMa) committee, which oversees relations with North Africa and the Middle East, will recommend that the 28 member states seek reparations from Israel for destroying buildings that they financed, Haaretz reported Monday. Jerusalem’s Foreign Ministry was furious at the recommendation and lodged protests with the EU and with some of the individual member states, the report said

The decision, reportedly reached two weeks ago in Brussels, is not binding on the…

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