The EU will not finance research done by institutions that are located in the occupied territories. Yet, they do not take decisive stand against property destruction by the Israelis and do not take steps to promote oil production in these territories, so needed for the economic well being of the Palestinians. The EU also knows that the current negotiations have hit a brick wall and go nowhere. It all amounts to cheap political games that discredits the EU and raises questions about its seriousness.
Red Cross delivers aid to Taiz, Yemen, for first time since August (Reuters)