[Ed. – We sure do live in interesting times.]
The initiative to publish the statement was led by France and several other EU member states. …
According to European diplomats and Israeli officials, the draft statement circulated in European capitals had three points:
- Jerusalem should be the capital of both states…
According to European diplomats and Israeli officials the French and other member states wanted to publish the statement today as a statement by the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini supported by all 28 EU members.
But earlier today, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania announced they object to the statement and made it impossible to reach the consensus needed to publish it.