Tag Archives: Catherine Ashton

Ex-officials urge EU not to give in to Israeli, US requests

File photo shows a settlement construction site in East al-Quds (Jerusalem). PressTV | Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:22AM GMT Fifteen former high-ranking EU officials and politicians have urged the Union not to give in to Israeli and US requests to modify new rules on funding projects in settlements built on Palestinian territories. In a letter […]

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The West is working on prolonging the occupation

MEMO | April 19, 2013 Maariv newspaper reported on its website that it has obtained an unusual letter written to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union, Catherine Ashton, in which a number of European politicians demand radical change in the political process between Israel and […]

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Hasbara in Helsinki ~ by @dvcronin

David Cronin | Tue, Sept 27, 2011 | The Electronic Intifada Here we go again. Catherine Ashton, the EU’s foreign policy chief, is portraying the Israel-Palestine conflict as one between equals. In a speech today, Ashton congratulated herself for increasing Europe’s involvement in something called the Middle East peace process. “I have worked to achieve a […]

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Palestinian president to hold various meetings in Cairo this week

Related: A Nice Friday to Tear Down an Israeli Wall – in pictures MENA | Sat, 10/09/2011 – 17:14 | Al Masry Al Youm Photographed by AFP Palestinian Ambassador to Cairo Barakat al-Farra said on Saturday that Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas will arrive in Cairo on Monday for a three-day visit. Abbas will meet with […]

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Ashton criticizes Israeli settlement in OJ

[ 06/04/2011 – 06:48 PM ] BRUSSLES, (PIC)– Catherine Ashton, the high representative for foreign affairs and security in the European Union, said that the Israeli settlement activity in the occupied Palestinian land is illegal. She said in a statement on Wednesday that the Israeli settlements in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem were illegal according to […]

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