EU says it has no plans for sanctions on Israel

November 17, 2014 7:10 PM

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EU says it has no plans for sanctions on Israel

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has no intention of imposing sanctions on Israel if it takes steps to block a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the EU's new foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday.

European diplomats have said the EU is looking at new ways to press Israel to halt its building of settlements on land the Palestinians want for a state, as frustration over the construction program reaches a new high.

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