Right-wing EU representatives protest Euros for terror

Allah's Willing Executioners

Eastern Jerusalem-based head of the EU’s mission to the ‘West Bank’ and Gaza Strip, Sven Kühn von Burgsdorff, sent a letter to Ramallah-based Palestinian NGO Network March 30 stating that while terrorist groups on black-listed EU lists are not eligible for Euro tax support, “a natural person affiliated to, sympathizing with, or supporting any of the groups mentioned in the EU restrictive lists is not excluded from benefiting from EU-funded activities“.The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the EU ambassador to Israel in response to von Burgsdorff opening the door to grantees affiliated with blacklisted groups.

Joining the protest, 35 MEPs belonging to conservative parties wrote to EU Foreign Policy Representative Josep Borrell to ”express our grave concern” about the suggestion that “persons affiliated or sympathizing with terrorist groups may participate in EU activities and receive EU funding. We are dismayed with the suggestion that – after long-standing efforts which led to…

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