Israel refuses sheduled visit by European Parliament Working Group to Gaza ~ ALRAY – Palestinian Media Agency.
Gaza, ALRAY – The Chairperson of the European Parliament’s Delegation to the Palestinian Legislative Council (DPLC), Emer Costello, said “she is both astounded and dismayed at the decision of the Israeli authorities to refuse an official visit of the Delegation to Gaza,”
The visit, which was scheduled to take place between 27th and 30th October 2013, had the full support of Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament.
“Despite interventions by the President Schulz and other distinguished parliamentarians, the Israeli authorities are preventing elected members of an official delegation from paying a humanitarian visit to this ravaged and impoverished little country,” Costello said in a statement.
Nevertheless, no meetings with…
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