“The 50th Anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem is a historic event that deserves proper recognition at the heart of political Europe,’’ said Tomas Sandell, Founding Director of the European Coalition for Israel
Norway’s Foreign Minister Borge Brende has urged a Palestinian youth center built with Norwegian funding to return this money after it learned that the center was named after Dalal Mughrabi, a terrorist who took part one of the worst terrorist attacks in Israel in 1978 that killed 37 civilians, including many children
Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz denounced the European Union's decisiuon to boycott a tour of the new Tel Aviv-Jerusalem express train line Friday ‘’because the route passes beyond the Green Line."
The European Union extended its restrictive measures against the Syrian regime until 1 June 2018, a decision in line with the EU strategy on Syria which states that the EU will maintain its restrictive measures the regime and its supporters as long as the repression of civilians continues
Ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel next week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said moving the US embassy to Jerusalem would boost peace efforts by making clear to the Palestinians that Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish state.
‘’It is time for the whole world to recognize Jerusalem as the official capital of the State of Israel. De Facto, not just De Jure,” said Israeli President Reven Rivlin as he received the diplomatic credentials of the new US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman.