City of Oslo still wants to boycott Israel because of occupation


Northern Europe

A Palestinian flag in front of the royal palace in the City of Oslo, Norway. Photo EPA, Torsten Boe

The City Council of Oslo is still planning to boycott Israeli products from the West Bank. The Norwegian parliament is sceptical about this step since foreign policy is a matter for the national parliament and not for city councils. But the ruling parties of the capital’s City Council continue to work on the promise made two years ago.