Feb 25 '16 / EIPA Updates

Israel condemned a statement made by Iran’s ambassador in Lebanon in which he announced that Iran would give financial support to Palestinian terrorists and their families. “This is further proof of Iran’s deep involvement in encouraging terrorism against Israel. Following the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with the world powers, Iran is allowing itself to be once again a central player in global …

Feb 3 '15 / EIPA Updates

Jordan is returning its ambassador to Israel after he had been recalled in November over the Temple Mount issue. Jordanian government spokesman Mohammad al-Momani said Israel had taken ‘’significant steps to ease tensions’’ and had lifted restrictions on Muslim worshipers at the holy site in Jerusalem. Jordan’s King Abdullah is the official custodian of the site, the third holiest in Islam and also the location …

Jan 2 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israel on Friday summoned the French ambassador over his country’s support this week for a failed Palestinian bid to pass a United Nations resolution calling for a full Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines by 2013, formally expressing its “deep disappointment”. The Foreign Ministry’s Director-General Aviv Shir the ambassador, Patrick Maisonnave, to the ministry in Jerusalem and said that the only way for progress to …

Oct 31 '14 / EIPA Updates

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman decided Thursday to recall Israel’s ambassador to Sweden Isaac Bachman to Jerusalem for consultations to protest Sweden’s recognition of a Palestinian state. Sweden is the first European Union member state to do so. In a statement, Lieberman said that the Swedish government’s decision to recognize a Palestinian state “is an unfortunate decision which strengthens radical elements and Palestinian recalcitrance.” “Such measures …

Oct 6 '14 / EIPA Updates

Swedish Ambassador to Israel to be summoned over PM statement to recognize Palestinian state Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman: “Prime Minister Stefan Lofven must understand that no declaration and no measure by an external party can serve as a substitute for direct negotiations between the parties.” The Swedish ambassador to Israel will be summoned to the Israeli foreign ministry following a statement made by Sweden’s new Prime …