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Israeli fear boycott if peace talks fail

Some Israelis warn pro-Palestinian boycott of its economy could gain momentum if peace talks fail.

Last updated: 08 Feb 2014 12:09
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An international campaign to boycott Israel is gaining momentum in Europe.

Eight years ago, pro-Palestinian activists started a boycott targeting Israel's economy in an effort to end the occupation.

The impact has so far been minimal.

But if US-led peace talks fail, some Israelis fear the movement will accelerate, especially with growing pressure from the European Union, a major trading partner.

Al Jazeera's Atia Abawi reports from the Jordan Valley.

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