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Classical_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 02:04 PM
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It's time to say sorry, Israeli government is told
It's time to say sorry, Israeli government is told

20.07.2004
By FRAN O'SULLIVAN in JERUSALEM

Pressure is building on Israel's Government to apologise for breaching New Zealand's sovereignty in the passports affair.

In an editorial the influential Haaretz newspaper, which is considered "reliable" by Israel's powerful Ministry of Foreign Affairs, criticised the action by alleged Mossad agents as damaging "the foreign relations of Israel, its reputation and the operational capabilities of Israel's intelligence agencies".

Opposition MPs such as Yossi Sarid also want the Government to apologise, and the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) Foreign Affairs and Defence committee to hold a formal inquiry into the actions of the pair, Urie Kelman and Eli Cara, "who were not too brilliant in their activities".

In an interview with the Herald, Mr Sarid criticised Foreign Minister Sylvan Shalom, who last week said he "regretted" New Zealand's reaction, for making a "half apology" to the New Zealand Government.....

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/storydisplay.cfm?reportID=116...
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Nicholas D Wolfwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 02:09 PM
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1. They seem to think they can piss on the rest of the world
Kinda like their big brother in the U.S.
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Bonhomme Richard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 02:36 PM
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2. When you hang with a bully................
that's the way you begin to act. It rubs off on you.
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