Israel and U.S. congressmen are strongly condemning a new European Union regulation labeling Israeli products made in disputed areas, saying they’re not made in Israel.
Israeli officials and the congressmen say it’s a political decision to delegitimize Israel and will hinder peace with the Palestinians.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was furious over the decision, saying it brought back dark memories.
“Europe should be ashamed of itself. It took an immoral decision,” Netanyahu said. “Of the hundreds of territorial conflicts around the world, it chose to single out Israel and Israel alone, while it’s fighting with its back against the wall against the wave of terror.”
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