Residents of the Palestinian village of Sussiya on Sunday called on the European Union to suspend its trade agreements with Israel to protest the pending demolition of unauthorized homes in their herding community in the South Hebron Hills region of the West Bank.
Palestinian News Network
What we, as Palestinians, are asking from Europe is nothing more than that the EU protects their own 20-year-long investment in the two-state solution by respecting its own obligations under domestic and international law.
Foreign Policy in Focus
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
The idea that Israel would be eligible to join TTIP is being mulled over by the cognoscenti in both Brussels and Washington, reports David Cronin.
According to Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Ukraine now plans to sign FTAs with Canada, Israel, Turkey, Serbia and Vietnam.
Two members of the US Congress have introduced a bill that would turn a giant trade deal between the EU and US into a devastating weapon against the people of Palestine and all those seeking justice alongside them.
Ukraine and Israel have agreed to intensify their talks over the creation of a free trade area (FTA), Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlov Klimkin has said.
Times of Israel
A new US Congressional bill, "The Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act", seeks to make rejection of BDS a requirement for Washington to sign TTIP.
The India and Israel free trade agreement is not going to be reality soon, even as Israel plans expand its footprint in the Indian market in areas such as water management, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
Officials of India and Israel would discuss next week issues related to the proposed free trade agreement between the countries