Netanyahu criticises European 'support' for anti-Israel groups

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on July 31, 2016Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said his government was looking into support from European nations for groups engaged in what he described as anti-Israel activities, specifically mentioning France. “We will complete the inquiry and submit the findings to the French government,” Netanyahu said, without identifying any organisation. In mid-July, Israel’s parliament adopted a law seen as targeting left-wing groups critical of the government by forcing NGOs that receive most of their funding from foreign states to declare it.

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