With all due respect, are you paranoid? This article is about possible economic sanctions a.k.a boycott, a diplomatic tool , called signaling! Signaling your protest over events like those described in Goldstone report... or those raised by Obama and int` community over settlement expansion. It`s called global politics ,ladies. When talks fail, actions are called for. Verheugen is just being very polite
More than 100,000 asylum seekers entered Germany in August, official says (Reuters)
from the article: European official: Economic boycott of Israel is 'not justified'