BBC News: EU pause in military activity is less ambitious than ceasefire

23 October 2023

Luigi Scazieri spoke to BBC News, "I think it's fair to say that the initial response [from the EU] was not particularly smooth. In the days immediately after the Hamas atrocities, there were visible divisions between the member-states and different parts of the EU institutions. And in particular, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was criticised for what was seen as a very uncritcally pro-Israel stance."