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EU to Israel: open Gaza borders.

18 July, 2010

Baroness Catherine Ashton, who is chief of foreign policy for the European Union, says that the EU believes that Israel must end its blockade of Gaza’s borders.

“The position of the European Union is very clear: that we want the opportunity for people to be able to move around freely or to see goods, not only coming into Gaza but exports coming out of Gaza,” Baroness Ashton said on her second visit to Gaza in six months.

“And that is the position that we will be discussing with the Israeli government, as well as of course making sure that we’re putting the right kind of pressure out to the international community.”

Read the complete story at BBC News

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