Facing pressure from Israel and Palestine, or worrying about not weakening Mahmoud Abbas, the 27 people are still passive in the face of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They will meet in an emergency on Tuesday, May 18, and they will try again to overcome their differences.
analysis. Everyone remembers the speech made by Federica Mogherini when he took office as the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Policy in Brussels in 2014. She is convinced that the main goal of the former Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs is to make every effort to establish a two-state solution within five years to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Almost seven years later, M’s successorI Mogherini of Spaniard Josep Borrell formally insisted on this goal. In the near future, he convened a special meeting of his other foreign ministers on Tuesday, May 18, to consider how to stop the violence.The senior representative assured us that the alliance is “participate actively” Facilitate this degradation.He called “Appropriate response” Israel condemned the rocket attack by Hamas and called for respect for humanitarian law.
The EU has recently received a new special envoy for the region, the former Dutch Minister of Environmental Protection Sven Koopmans (Sven Koopmans), responsible for an ambitious mission: “At the root of the conflict”. “It’s almost sad, Diplomat who mumbled an anonymous person. In fact, we have no specific plan to achieve our goals, and we have been completely passive for many years. “
In January 2020, former U.S. President Donald Trump announced his plan. “Peace and Prosperity”This actually meant the end of the two-state plan and made it possible for Israel to annex most of the West Bank. Part of the European camp did not reject the principle of this idea. Marwan Muasher, deputy director of research at the Carnegie Foundation in Washington, DC, recalled that some leaders thought this would be a positive step forward.
Europeans are often divided. As for the political support that should still be given to the Palestinian Authority (first in France, Sweden and Ireland; Germany, Austria and Slovenia have always given priority to Israel to defend their rights), but it also involves financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority. provide. Hungary and Poland no longer hesitate to criticize the inability of the Palestinian leadership to build a vibrant economy and fight corruption. Budapest and Warsaw, as well as other capitals, also emphasized that the funds provided by the alliance actually saved the Israeli authorities from working for the development of the occupied territories.