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Netanyahu forbids his ministers to meet Ukrainian officials
08:39, 26 December 2016
Netanyahu forbids his ministers to meet Ukrainian officials

Israeli PM decisively reacted to UN Security Council’s resolution on Palestine, supported by Ukraine and 13 other countries

08:39, 26 December 2016

Benjamin Netanyahu
News of Africa

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, charged his ministers to not visit UN Security Council’s member countries, which supported the most recent resolution by the Council. The document, voted for on December 23, says that ‘creation of Israeli settlements in the territory of Palestine has no judicial power and is an outraging violation of the international right’. It was submitted by Malaysia, New Zealand, Senegal and Venezuela.

Reacting to that, Netanyahu ordered that for the next three weeks, members of his Cabinet avoid meeting counterparts from the 14 countries that supported the bill, including Ukraine; when Kyiv supported the resolution, the Israeli PM immediately canceled his Ukrainian counterpart’s visit to Israel. Netanyahu also said he’d skip his meeting with British Premier Theresa May in Davos in January 2017.   

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Cees Boogaart

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26 December 2016, 12:09
Israel, a agressor-occupier like russia, sells weapons to russia, but plays the angry victim. General IDF Golan, said he refuses to use 1939-WOII nazi tactics.
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