Crisis in the Middle East

‘Warning: products from Occupied territory’

Published on 29 July 2014 at 08:38


The Belgian government is introducing a label for products coming from Palestinian territories occupied by Israel. “Though this is not a boycott, it is an important political lever”, writes De Morgen.
The EU has been advocating for a long time the introduction of a special label that designates the origins of products, but the Member States have not reached consensus yet. In the UK and Denmark, it has existed since 2009.


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