Amid Outrage Over EU Guidelines Israel Already Signed Deal With U.S. That Limits Funding to Inside 1967 Borders

The wording of the 1972 agreement with the United States rejects projects in West Bank, East Jerusalem and Golan Heights, similar to controversial EU guidelines due to go into effect on January 1.

Israel says it won’t sign EU scientific agreements that forbid funding to entities based over the Green Line, but it signed such a deal with the United States in 1972.