Netanyahu Slams EU ‘Hypocrisy’ Ahead Of Tense Paris, Brussels Visit


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Europe’s “hypocrisy” with regards to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as he departed for a two-day visit to Paris and Brussels, where he is sure to face staunch criticism over the controversial move.

“I ascribe great importance to Europe. While I respect Europe, I am not prepared to accept a double standard from it. I hear voices from there condemning President Trump’s historic statement but I have not heard condemnations of the rockets fired at Israel or the terrible incitement against it,” Netanyahu said as he boarded a plane to Paris on Saturday evening. Read more at i24NEWS.




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