Gargash: Time to press Israel, not cosset it

Issue 868 - 18 Dec 2009 | 1 minute read

It is clear the UAE disagrees with Qatar over its overtures to Israel, even if the differences are politely stated. Talking to GSN in Abu Dhabi, minister of state for foreign affairs Dr Anwar Gargash made plain his exasperation at the international community’s failure to take serious action over the continued expansion of Jewish settlements. “Israel, at the end of the day, is an ideological right-wing government,” he said. “The settlement issue is very important.

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