Ministers urge EU to go ahead with labeling Jewish settlement goods

April 16, 2015 8:33 PM

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sixteen European Union foreign ministers have urged EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to press ahead with EU-wide rules requiring goods made in Jewish settlements to be labeled as such, diplomats said on Thursday.

Some EU countries already issue guidance to shops so consumers can see if goods are made in settlements -- occupied land that the Palestinians want for a future state -- rather than within Israel's recognized borders.

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