Mid East hogs EU attention

Palestine aid decision not yet, Iran gets rap


Twenty seven foreign ministers of the European member states, meeting March 5 under the German presidency agreed to keep the lid on direct aid to the newly- formed Palestinian unity government although there was strong pressure from France, Sweden and host others for allowing the flow of cash.Addressing journalists, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said, “Everything depends on the statements and acts of the new government.” Recalling the recent meetings of the so-called Middle Eas...


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