Netanyahu Calls on Belgium to Stop Funding Anti-Israel Groups

Protesters shout anti-Israeli slogans during a demonstration against the Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip in front of the European headquarters on January 5, 2009 in Brussels. Some 100 Palestinian supporters called for the European Union to take action against Israel's military attack in Gaza, as EU envoys visited the …
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The Jerusalem Post reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with his Belgian counterpart, Charles Michel, on Tuesday, calling on him to cut his country’s support for anti-Israel organizations.

In a meeting in Jerusalem, Netanyahu asked that the Belgian government stop funding and indirectly backing organizations that “act against IDF soldiers and against the State of Israel.”

This request follows Netanyahu’s meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in London a day earlier, in which he discussed her country’s support for organizations such as Breaking the Silence and asked her to reconsider funding them.

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