The European Union's foreign ministers will hold an emergency videoconference on Tuesday (May 18th) on the escalation of fighting between Israel and the Palestinians, EU foreign minister Josep Borrell announced on Sunday (May 16th).
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In view of the ongoing escalation between Israel and Palestine and the unacceptable number of civilian casualties, I am calling an extraordinary video conference of EU foreign ministers on Tuesday. We will coordinate and discuss how the EU can best contribute to ending the current violence
, ”writes Josep Borrell on Twitter.