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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 19.10.09 | 00:45 (IST)

    64 years after the Holocaust, and 61 years after the creation of Israel, a good European states: "Europeans must send a clear message that Israel has a right to exist within secure borders." When did it again become so difficult for Europeans to accept Israel's existance? And the hypocrisy of being "only a soft power" is abhorent. Europe has a huge power diplomatically everywhere, holds two permanent member vetos at the UNSC, and counts 27 of the richest countries on earth. Shameful that they involuted to this pathetic point.

    from the article: European official: Economic boycott of Israel is 'not justified'
    First published 21:27 18.10.09 | Last updated 21:32 18.10.09
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