European ministers seek options to stop West Bank annexation

Israel could be deterred from acting, 11 politicians say in joint letter to EU foreign policy chief

Foreign ministers from 11 European countries have demanded the EU quickly provide them with a list of possible actions to stop Israel annexing large parts of the occupied West Bank.

In a letter addressed to the EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, and seen by the Guardian, the top politicians asked for the potential “legal consequences” for Israel of annexation and its effect on the country’s agreements with the EU.

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