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    • Thore
    • 02.10.09 | 22:50 (IST)

    Seems to be someone thinking the Norwegian pension fund divesting from Elbit is a boycott of Israel. Actually the 36 million NOK in Elbit stocks was just about 1% of the pension funds total investment in Israeli companies. Also they're in "good" company, The list of companies blacklisted also includes companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin and even Wal-Mart. The reasons are the ethical guidelines for the pension fund investments. The ethical comitee also back their opinion about the separation barier by an advisory opinion by the International Court of Justice in Haag from 2004.

    from the article: Lieberman: Norway too 'hostile' to have monitors in Hebron
    First published 02:10 02.10.09 | Last updated 06:43 02.10.09
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