Ashton reflects the opinions of major European countries - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen L
    • 18.12.09 | 02:56 (IST)

    You would infer from many posts here that Ashton is a lone voice merely expressing her own opinions. In fact,like any good foreign minister (am not sure Israeli politics works the same), she will be reflecting the official opinions of who she represents- in her case, the major capitals of Europe. And particularly after the Gazan destruction and killing, the capitals' opinions reflect the views of most Europeans who stop to consider the issue. Shoot the messenger by all means, but ignore the message at your cost.

    from the article: Israel: EU official's 'occupation' remark casts pall on ties
    First published 12:24 17.12.09 | Last updated 13:32 19.12.09
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