Tag Archive for Federica Mogherini

EU to examine hate taught in Palestinian schoolbooks it finances

Investigation by IMPACT-se, reveals hundreds of examples of extremism encouraging Jihad, violence, demonization & incitement against Israel & Jews in new Palestinian schoolbooks funded by the EU.

By Itamar Eichner


Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, announced Wednesday that the body will scrutinize the new Palestinian textbooks for content that incites hate and violence, out of concern that EU aid funds are being used to promote hatred.

Courtesy of The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center At the Israeli Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center

The announcement follows an investigation and campaign by IMPACT-se (Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education). Continue Reading »

EU’s Federica Mogherini cancels trip to Israel, after Netanyahu snub

A Foreign Affairs source said they were confused after hearing that EU foreign affairs chief had canceled her visit to Israel.
– The diplomatic source said she wasn’t invited by Israel, since “Mogherini’s positions are very hostile toward Israel.”
– Apparently a pro-Israel organization had invited her to speak at their conference.

By Guy Cohen


EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has cancelled her visit to Israel, which was planned to take place Sunday, after learning that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu does not want to meet her.

A diplomatic source said: “She was invited by a pro-Jewish organization to their conference, and not by Israel. Continue Reading »

French, British, German intel experts to examin Iranian nuke documents in Israel

British, German and French gov’t officials & intelligence experts are expected to arrive in Israel shortly to study the seized Iranian nuclear program documents that the Mossad smuggled out of Iran.
• U.N. atomic agency declines to address issue directly.

By Eldad Beck, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff


Senior European officials said Tuesday that the new information Israel has revealed on Iran’s nuclear aspirations could impact the ongoing talks to revise the 2015 deal ahead of the May 12 deadline set by the United States.

In January, U.S. President Donald Trump gave France, Germany and Britain three months to revise what he has called “disastrous flaws” in the accord, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Continue Reading »

Arab Media REPORT: US ‘Peace Plan’ deemed unacceptable by the Palestinians

Saudi newspaper headquartered in London quoted the Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister complaining how the U.S. plan tilts toward Israel, how it’s unacceptable to the Palestinians since it divides Jerusalem, won’t allow Palestinian refugees ‘right of return’ nor will Israel dismantle Jewish settlement blocks.



Two days after EU Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini [photographed below] warned the US against taking false steps on the peace process, the pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat report Wednesday that the plan Washington is hammering out calls for a demilitarized Palestinian state with limited sovereignty and borders that do not match the 1967 lines. Continue Reading »

White House Scorns Abbas for Crying to ‘Mama’ Europe After Pop said ‘No’

Rift continues to widen between White House and Palestinian Authority’s autocrat after leader attempted to eject President Trump from peace process by running to European Union Parliament in Brussels seeking statehood recognition without engaging in peace talks.
WATCH: Amb. Nikki Haley shellacs Mahmoud Abbas at UNSC

By Ryan Jones


The Trump White House was none too impressed by the Palestinian leadership’s temper tantrum following the president’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

And the Americans were downright scornful after the Palestinians then went crying to Europe and attempted to eject Trump from the Middle East peace process.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was in Brussels this week in a bid to convince the European Union to supplant the United States as the primary third-party broker in the peace process. Continue Reading »

EU foreign policy chief vows to declare Jerusalem capital of Palestine

European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini says, ‘Only realistic solution is two states with Jerusalem as capital of both,’ adding King Abdullah of Jordan was ‘very wise man’ who should be listened to on Jerusalem, stressing how diplomatic efforts with Jordan, the US, and Russia needed to ensure Palestinians’ rights,’ she added.

By Reuters


The EU’s top diplomat pledged on Thursday to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia, the United States, Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem after President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel’s capital.

With President Trump at Kotel wearing a kippa, a message was sent as to the site’s Jewishness – White House/YouTube

The European Union, a member of the Middle East Quartet along with the United States, the United Nations and Russia, believes it has a duty to make its voice heard as the Palestinians’ biggest aid donor and Israel’s top trade partner. Continue Reading »

EU envoy warns Trump over damaging repercussions should U.S. recognizes Jerusalem

Did the European Union’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini warn Putin, as she did US President Donald Trump, when Russia recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital this past April?

By David Rosenberg


The European Union chastised President Donald Trump over his hesitation to renew a waiver permitting the US embassy to remain in Tel Aviv, and warned him of “serious repercussions” if the US recognizes Israel’s capital city, Jerusalem.

The EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, issued a statement Tuesday warning the White House of “consequences” if it either relocated its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, or even formally declared its recognition of the city as Israel’s capital. Continue Reading »

EU’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini: Boycotting Israel falls under ‘Freedom of Expression’


Palestinian BDS National Committee member, Riya Hassan welcomed Mogherini’s statement, saying that “We welcome the EU’s belated defense of the right of European and other citizens to stand in solidarity with Palestinian rights, including through BDS tactics.”

By i24news


The European Union’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini has said that decisions by EU member countries to boycott Israel are protected as “freedom of expression” under the the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini - Photo: EPA 

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini – Photo: EPA

Mogherini’s statement came in response to an inquiry from an Irish member of the European Parliament which was submitted last month. Continue Reading »

BDS Demands EU officials boycott anti-BDS conference in Jerusalem


Leaders of the anti-Israel movement urged EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini to stop EU’s ambassador to the Jewish State from attending the Yedioth Ahronoth’s anti-BDS conference in Jerusalem, scheduled for this Monday.

By Itamar Eichner


Representatives of the BDS movement have demanded that the EU boycott the Yedioth Ahronoth and Ynet anti-BDS conference, which will convene on Monday in Jerusalem. The BDS movement has demanded that EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini order EU Ambassador to Israel Lars Faaborg-Andersen to not participate in a conference panel alongside pro-settlement political leader Dani Dayan.

EU foreign affairs chief Mogherini.

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Israeli Deputy FM reminds EU Chief: The Palestinians walked out of peace process

EU High Representative Mogherini meets with Abbas, scheduled to hold talks with PM Netanyahu as well in attempt to revive peace talks.

By i24news


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is committed to pursuing peace negotiations with the Palestinians, and it is in fact the latter who abandoned last year’s US-led negotiations, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely told EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Wednesday.

Dep. FM Tzipi Hotovely – Motti Kimchi/Ynet

The newly appointed Hotovely told Mogherini that the Palestinians must cease to undertake unilateral steps against Israel in the international arena, and that the EU must condemn terrorism more forcefully.

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EU foreign policy chief praised for supporting EU task force on anti-Semitism

ADL president applauds Federica Mogherini & leading Italian parliamentarians for taking steps to ‘help Europe’s Jews to truly feel more secure.’

By Ynet news


The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has expressed support for the creation of a European Union task force on anti-Semitism.

Jewish graves desecrated in Hungary. ‘Anti-Semitic assaults, hate speech, harassment, and vandalism are severely impacting Jewish communities across the EU’ – Photo: Feher Gabor

Mogherini, vice president of the European Commission and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, announced her support in a statement published in Italian newspaper La Repubblica and indicated that she had sent a proposal to Frans Timmerman, the European Commissioner whose portfolio includes human rights and non-discrimination. Continue Reading »

EU Chief: Divide Jerusalem – Israel’s PM: Not a Chance

EU’s new Foreign Policy Chief, insists that the Palestinians must have a state with Jerusalem as its capital, and that is ‘a necessity for the world at large.’

By Ryan Jones


The European Union’s new foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini, visited the region over the weekend and insisted on the urgent need for a Palestinian state with the eastern half of Jerusalem as its capital.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. – Photo: Kobi Gideon, GPO

“We need a Palestinian state – that is the ultimate goal and this is the position of all the European Union,” said Mogherini while in the Gaza Strip, adding later during her stop in Ramallah that “Jerusalem can be and should be the capital of two states.”

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