General Council statement on the Middle East
The TUC reiterates its belief that only when a sovereign, independent, democratic contiguous and viable Palestinian state is created, living side by side with a secure Israel will there be a chance for peace and stability in the Middle East. We remain committed to a two-state solution to the crisis in the Middle East and support for the Road Map. We recognize the enormous suffering of the Palestinian people, and we call upon the British Government to make appropriate representations to the international community to secure lasting peace through a negotiated settlement based on mutual respect and self-determination, on justice for the Palestinians and on security for Israel.
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Israel: TUC boycott on goods produced in illegal settlements is 'slap in face'
Israeli embassy says boycott will harm 'Jew and Arab alike' and calls for TUC to 'hang its head in shame'
[ mehr beim Guardian ]
TUC backs off from Israel consumer boycott
Union leaders backed off from calling for a comprehensive boycott of consumer goods produced in Israel after frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations at the TUC Congress yesterday.
[ mehr bei Times Online ]
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