Skip to comments.Barroso in Palestine: 'We are laying foundations of future state' (backstabbing Israel)
Posted on 07/09/2012 1:21:51 AM PDT by Olog-hai
European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso has pledged support for a future Palestinian state on his first official trip to the region.
Speaking alongside Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in Ramallah on Sunday (8 July) he said that "through our political and financial support, we are laying the foundations of a future democratic and viable Palestinian stateits institutions and its infrastructure."
He voiced "concern" about "the continuous growth of [Irsaeli] settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem."
He also "welcomed" the prospect of a unity government between the more moderate Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and the militant Hamas group in Gaza, which is listed as a terrorist entity by EU countries.
In a second speech in Palestinian-controlled Jericho later the same day, he urged the Palestinian side to "uphold the right to peaceful protest and demonstration, the freedom of expression and of the media, as well as the proper treatment of arrested persons and of detainees."
The EU has paid out 4 billion in aid to Palestinian authorities since 2000.
On Sunday, Barroso announced a new 20 million grant to help with police and judicial training and cut the ribbon on an EU-co-financed Palestine College for Police Sciences.
(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...
Money is a fungible entity, so whether the EU admits it or not it is a terror sponsoring entity.
But those 4 billion - guess how much they would like to have them now with Greece floundering, Spain on the verge of collapse, Italy sinking...
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