Nov. 29, 2017
60 MEPs Urge EU to Stop Funding Anti-Israel BDS Movement (European Jewish Press)
(Daily Alert, Nov. 29, 2017)
60 members of the European Parliament called on EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini to stop EU funding and isolate the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
The move is spearheaded by Cristian Dan Preda of Romania, foreign affairs coordinator for the European People’s Party; Ioan Mircea Pascu (S&D, Romania), a Vice-President of the European Parliament; Petras Austrevicius (ALDE, Lithuania) and Arne Gericke (ECR, Germany).
Other signatories include Chair of Security and Defence Anna Fotyga (ECR, Poland), Vice-Preident Pavel Telicka (ALDE, Czech Republic), Dietmar Koster (S&D, Germany), and Vice-Chair of Human Rights Beatriz Becerra (ALDE, Spain).