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Netanyahu, Livni speak with EU officials, call for rejection of ban

Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with José Manuel Barroso, the President of the European Commission, while Justice Minister Tzipi Livni spoke with Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs. The two Israeli officials requested the EU officials reject the decision and begin negotiations with Israel in its regards.

 

The two also stressed the sensitivity required in light of the efforts currently being made by US Secretary of State John Kerry to restart the peace process. (Attila Somfalvi)