The E.U. needs to worry less about keeping its string pullers happy and more about its own major problems like its economy and how to keep its own growing issues under control. Israel does't need their permission and didn't ask for it. If they do anything against Israel their problems now will only be the beginning. But don't make assumptions; you know what they say about people that do that.
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from the article: EU mulling ways to press Israel to ditch settlement expansion plan