Prime minister re-evaluating decision while Israeli ambassador said any member of Congress would not be denied entryIsrael’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, was holding consultations with senior ministers and aides on Thursday to re-evaluate the decision to allow two Democratic congresswomen to enter the country next week.An Israeli official said they are meeting about an upcoming visit by the Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar and the Michigan representative Rashida Tlaib. The newly elected Muslim members of Congress are outspoken critics of Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians and support the boycott movement against Israel. Tlaib’s family immigrated to the US from the West Bank. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/15/israel-netanyahu-ilhan-omar-rashida-tlaib-visit
Author : Associated Press
Publish date : 2019-08-15 12:45:06
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