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A Storm Set to Hit Israel: Meet Newly Nominated EU Foreign Policy Chief

Nominated as EU’s next foreign policy head, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell once advised the EU about Iranian intentions, saying, “Iran wants to wipe out Israel; nothing new about that. You have to live with it.”
– Regarding the Palestinians, Borrell is in favor of EU countries unilaterally recognizing a Palestinian state.



If past comments are any indication, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell Fontelles – nominated on Wednesday to be the EU’s next foreign policy czar – will make Israel pine for Federica Mogherini.

And Jerusalem was not particularly fond of Mogherini, for the most part cutting her out of the Mideast loop because of a perceived pro-Palestinian bias. Continue Reading »