Israeli Ambassador Responds MP Prosser's Comments
12 February 2013
Israeli Ambassador To New Zealand
Responds MP Prosser's Comments
In reference to
today's interview with MP Richard Prosser on newstalkzb,
Israeli Ambassador to New zealand Shemi Tzur states the
"Claims by MP Prosser that Israeli
airline El Al bans passengers on the basis of their
ethnicity or religion are not only false but also vicious in
character. All travelers are equally important on El Al and
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