"Verheugen, European Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry,"... OK, that really does tell you everything you want to know i.e. his position within the EU means that he is not going to advocate ANY boycott of ANYBODY. After all, he's not likely to offend the very people who justify his existance i.e. European Big Industry.
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from the article: European official: Economic boycott of Israel is 'not justified'