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World soccer’s FIFA will not take up Palestinian claims against Israel

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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 8:18 am

The international soccer association FIFA has ruled that it will not pursue Palestinian claims for punitive measures against Israel for the participation of Israeli soccer clubs from Judea and Samaria.

“The FIFA Council has decided to refrain from imposing any sanctions or other measures on either the Israel FA or the Palestinian FA, as well as from requesting any other FIFA body to do so,” the FIFA Executive Council wrote in a statement.

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