Of course Israel wants to find a "creative solution". - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • LS
    • 08.08.13 | 16:31 (IDT)

    Sanctions are meant to be punitive but Israel wants to try and create a new order where - if necessary - you get the sanctions but without the punishment. The EU must stand firm - and certainly not be swayed by any argument that the sanctions only make it harder for it to reach an agreement with the Palestinians. Israel will use any ploy it can to try and get out of meaningful negotiations with the Palestinians. This week it is the sanctions argument, next week - if necessary - it will be something else.

    from the article: Israel to tell EU: We won't sign agreements based on settlement guidelines
    First published 15:15 08.08.13 | Last updated 15:15 08.08.13
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