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Questions on Promised Legislation (24 May 2017)

Gerry Adams: ...a half years ago the Dáil and the Seanad voted to do this but the Government, thus far, has refused to act. The Taoiseach still has time before he goes. The Government recognises the state of Israel, which is fair enough, but the failure to stand up for the rights of Palestinians has led to multiple acts of oppression and discrimination, including the stripping away of Palestinian...

Other Questions: Defence Forces Equipment (17 May 2017)

Aengus Ó Snodaigh: ...that the Defence Forces and the Department will engage in ethical purchasing when purchasing equipment in the future? Some €1.9 million has been spent on purchasing military drones from Israel and, over the last five years, €5.8 million has been spent on military equipment purchased by the Defence Forces from Israeli companies. These companies are in a country that abuses...

Questions on Promised Legislation (17 May 2017) See 2 other results from this debate

Enda Kenny: ..., and he is entitled to do so if he wishes, but the point is we have had a very clear view in this country for very many years that we would support a two state solution in respect of Palestine and Israel. We also said we would be happy to recognise the state of Israel provided it could be shown clearly it was in the interests of achieving a two state solution.

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Ministerial Meetings (17 May 2017)

Paul Kehoe: ...to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission, we were in agreement that the presence of the UNDOF mission remains an important element in ensuring the continuing ceasefire between Israel and Syria and in the wider Middle East Region. The valuable contribution that the Defence Forces are making to this mission was acknowledged. The UN Under Secretary took note of the...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces Contracts (17 May 2017) See 3 other results from this answer

Maureen O'Sullivan: 51. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence his views on Ireland increasing its purchasing of military hardware from Israel; his further views on whether these purchases are ethical in view of recent conflict in the region; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23083/17]

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Overseas Missions Data (17 May 2017)

Paul Kehoe: ...2017 1. UN MISSIONS (i) UNIFIL(United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) HQ - 30 UNIFIL109thInfantry Battalion - 331 UNIFILSector West HQ - 8 (ii) UNTSO (United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation) Israel & Syria - 2 (iii) MINURSO(United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) - 3 (iv) MONUSCO(United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces Deployment (17 May 2017)

Paul Kehoe: ...of 4thMay 2017 1. UN MISSIONS (i) UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) HQ - 30 UNIFIL109thInfantry Battalion - 331 UNIFILSector West HQ - 8 (ii) UNTSO (United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation) Israel & Syria - 12 (iii) MINURSO(United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) - 3 (iv) MONUSCO(United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic...

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Arms Trade (16 May 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Willie Penrose: 580. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the value of any arms trade that Irish companies have with Israel; the projected value for same in 2017; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23303/17]

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Human Rights (11 May 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Darragh O'Brien: 162. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the efforts being made to ensure that Palestinians that are incarcerated in prisons in Israel are afforded their human rights and are treated in a fair and humane manner; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22421/17]

Topical Issue Debate: Middle East Issues (10 May 2017) See 3 other results from this debate

Charles Flanagan: We have been active for many years in regard to prisoners' issues. We have raised directly with the Israeli authorities the current situation of the hunger strikers. These contacts are being kept low key. I do not want to do anything that might exacerbate the situation. European Union missions in Palestine, including Ireland's, are aware of the situation and are actively engaged. We have...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Middle East Issues (10 May 2017)

Charles Flanagan: The incidence and conditions of detention of Palestinians by Israel is an issue which has consistently featured over recent years in our dialogue with Israeli authorities, both here in Ireland and in Israel, as well as in our discussions at EU and UN level. Within those representations, there has been a particular focus on detention of children, and Ireland raised this question in our...

Seanad: Order of Business (9 May 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Paul Gavan: ...they want the right to make a phone call.They also want the right to see their families once every two months but even these basic rights of dignity and respect are denied them by the apartheid Israeli state. What a shame then that at the same time our Government decided to buy a fleet of high-powered spy drones at a cost of €1.9 million from an Israeli company. This is part of...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: National Cattle Herd Data (9 May 2017)

Michael Creed: ...progress has been made on this matter and I am optimistic that an agreement can be finalised in the near future. My Department is also looking at the possibility of bilateral health certificates for the export of cattle to Kazakhstan and has identified Israel as a live export market of potential interest to exporters. Agreement on health certificates has been reached by my Department with...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Israeli Settlements (2 May 2017)

Charles Flanagan: Ireland and the European Union do not recognise as legal or provide assistance to the development of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory. We maintain very clearly the position that settlements are illegal, and harmful both to the Palestinian people and to the prospects for peace between Israel and its neighbours. Ireland has consistently highlighted the issue of settlements in...

European Council: Statements (13 Apr 2017)

Maureen O'Sullivan: ...of thousands of malnourished children. Where stands the European Council on that? It is providing funding, but is that funding going to the right places? Finally, I return to Palestine. The EU is demanding that Israel put an end to the demolition of Palestinian homes in Area C of the West Bank at the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar where there will be a forced transfer of residents...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Israeli Settlements (12 Apr 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Seán Crowe: 42. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the Israeli Government’s decision to build a new illegal colonial settlement in the occupied West Bank (details supplied); if he will raise his objections to this new illegal colonial settlement and the other 143 with his Israeli counterpart; and his views on whether sanctions should be placed on...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Middle East Issues (11 Apr 2017)

Charles Flanagan: ...resignation without being fully sighted on the circumstances surrounding her decision. It is relevant also to note that the majority of the eighteen ESCWA member states do not recognise the State of Israel. Nonetheless, there are issues of enormous concern in the continued Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, and a clear need for these to be discussed in an open and...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Middle East Peace Process (11 Apr 2017)

Micheál Martin: 427. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if officials in his Department are reviewing the two-state solution in Israel and Palestine as they support international policy, as outlined in his Department's strategy. [12055/17]

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