Stockselius: “No action against Israel is planned so far”

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Svante Stockselius, the executive supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of the EBU, has commented to IBA's Eurovision website about the controversy surrounding the Israeli entry.

Svante Stockselius commented to IBA's Eurovision website, Eurovil, after the recent days turmoil regarding the Israeli entry to the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest, Push the button, by Teapacks. "We have been informed about the situation, but will take no actions of any kind with any of the songs until they are officially handed in, that is next Monday", saysStockselius. "I have no idea why the discussion about the Israeli song came up just now. On Monday we will go through all the 42 songs to see if they are following all aspects of our rules".

In the meantime, Eurovision fans have opened an online petition in favour of the Israeli entry, on Teapacks' website. You can find it at www.teapacks.coo.co.il.

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