“The EU is convinced that only the reestablishment of a political horizon and the resumption of dialogue can stop the violence,” the statement read. “Security measures alone cannot stop the cycle of violence. The underlying causes of the conflict need to be addressed.”
EU Releases Statement of Expectations For Both Israel and the Palestinians
In light of mounting tensions between the Palestinians and Israel over the past few months, the European Union released a statement underlying its expectations and desire for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) to reach a final agreement with one another.