The University of Paris backed down from a campaign to cut ties with Israeli universities. Avoiding threats to cut ties with Israeli schools, the University of Paris issued a statement Monday saying school officials hoped the European Union would expand its educational accord to include Palestinian universities, according to The Associated Press. The statement added that the university had never called for a boycott of Israeli schools.
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