Friday, May 24, 2013


The answer is never. Not the government and press, anyway. William Hague spoke with Benjamin Netanyahu and told him Israel was losing support in the UK because of "settlements". As though Israel ever had the UK's backing to begin with:
William Hague's comments come after Yuval Steinitz, a close confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said perceptions of Israel were more negative in Britain than in other countries.

"Traditionally we had good relations with Britain and currently we have good intelligence cooperation with Britain and it's very successful," he told the Daily Telegraph.

"(But) we are concerned about the relations, about what we see as some animosities and some incitement in Britain, in the media, made by NGOs (non-governmental organisations) against Israel.

"I hope we will be able to use (Mr Hague's) visit to improve relations."

Mr Hague, though, was unrepentant.

He said: "Israel has lost some of its support in Britain and in other European countries over time - this is something I've often pointed out to Israeli leaders - because of settlement activity, which we condemn.

"We strongly disagree with settlements on occupied land. Israel is a country we work with in many ways but we do disapprove of settlements.

"We want to see both Israelis and Palestinians really commit themselves to the peace process while there is still a chance of a two-state solution."
Blaming both sides as usual, but truly only Israel is the scapegoat for Hague, and again he refuses to recognize that the land he has such a problem with us living on is Jewish, and he has no problem with Islamists enforcing sharia upon anyone. We shouldn't even be asking for their backing, because it would be foolish, and the UK is the least trustworthy of European countries on politics.

And I've got a feeling the only reason Hague even comes here is to blabber on and on with politicians yet never does he take the time to tour it and check out the shopping malls and speak with the common citizen or make friends - because he doesn't want any.

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