Czech leader slams EU ‘cowards’ on Jerusalem stance

President Milos Zeman, who followed Trump’s announcement with his own recognition of Israeli capital, says Europe wants Palestinian ‘supremacy’ over Zionists

Milos Zeman, left, and Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel on Monday October 7. (Kobi Gideon/GPO/Flash90)Czech President Milos Zeman on Saturday accused EU states of being “cowards” in their response to his US counterpart Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

“The European Union, cowards, are doing all they can so a pro-Palestinian terrorist movement can have supremacy over a pro-Israeli movement,” said Zeman, presenting himself as a defender of Israel.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor Federica Mogherini headscarfThe 73-year-old Zeman, targeting a second term from January and who had Friday said he was happy at Trump’s controversial move, made Saturday’s comment before delegates attending the congress of the far-right Freedom and Direct Democracy party, which opposes immigration and the EU…

/The EU’s diplomatic chief, Federica Mogherini, warned on Thursday that Trump’s move had a “very worrying potential impact” and could take the region “backwards to even darker times than the ones we’re already living in.”…

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