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EU admits Palestinians affiliated with terror groups receive funds

Israel’s Foreign Ministry summons the EU envoy to Jerusalem in response to the Representative for the West Bank & Gaza, saying, Palestinian grantees may include those who are affiliated with blacklisted terrorist organizations.

By i24NEWS


Palestinians affiliated with terrorist groups will still be eligible to participate in programs and activities funded by the European Union, EU representative for the West Bank and Gaza Sven Kuhn von Burgsdorff stated in a letter last week.

“While the entities and groups included in the EU restrictive lists cannot benefit from EU-funded activities, it is understood that a natural person affiliated to, sympathizing with, or supporting any of the groups mentioned in the EU restrictive lists is not excluded from benefiting from EU-funded activities, unless his/her exact name and surname… corresponds to any of the natural persons on the EU restrictive lists,” the letter, dated March 30, states. Continue Reading »