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EU imposes sanctions in opposition to violent West Bank settlers


European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. File
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The European Union stated on Friday it had agreed to impose sanctions in opposition to 4 folks and two entities over violence by Israeli settlers in opposition to Palestinians within the West Bank.

The listed entities are Lehava, a radical right-wing Jewish supremacist group, and Hilltop Youth, the European Union Council stated in a press release.

Two main figures of Hilltop Youth, Meir Ettinger and Elisha Yered, are additionally listed, it added.

Israel captured the West Bank within the 1967 Middle East struggle and the world has been beneath army occupation since, whereas Israeli settlements have persistently expanded. Palestinians envisage the West Bank as a part of a future impartial state additionally together with Gaza and East Jerusalem.

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