According to today’s report by Maariv, Israel’s second-ever daily newspaper, EBU in its recent meeting with KAN, Israeli public broadcaster,made it clear that if there were countries boycotting Eurovision 2019, then it will not take place in Jerusalem.

EBU, seeing that there are already reactions, a possible event in Jerusalem and wanting to limit the rumors by the Israeli officials’, besides the warning to the fans who want to travel to Israel next year, warned KAN that if the reactions will continue, they will not accept the next Eurovision to take place in Jerusalem.

In addition to Iceland, where more than 22,000 signatories are calling for the Eurovision 2019 boycott, politicians in Ireland, Sweden and the United Kingdom, in one way or another, require their countries not to participate in the musical competition if it is held in Jerusalem.