Norway Oil Fund Drops Two Israeli Firms
Norways 450 billion euro oil-riches fund has excluded two Israeli firms involved in developing settlements, ...
The Council on Ethics emphasizes that the construction of settlements in occupied areas is a violation of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, it said.
Several United Nations Security Council resolutions and an International Court of Justice advisory opinion have concluded that the construction of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory is prohibited under this Convention,Finance Minister Sigbjoern Johnsen said in the statement.
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