French Foreign Ministry furious with Israel’s barring entry to parliamentarians

Angry with Israel’s refusal to grant visas due to the French Parliamentarians’  support of BDS and convicted mass-murdering terrorist Marwan Barghouti, the French Foreign Ministry sent a statement saying they should be allowed to meet with whomever they wish.

By Elad Benari

 

France on Tuesday said that Israel should allow its parliamentarians access to whomever they wish to meet while in Israel.

The statement from the French Foreign Ministry came after Israel announced it would bar entry to the country to a group of French politicians seeking to visit jailed terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti.

“In general, we want all French parliamentarians to have access to all of the interlocutors they wish to meet in order to conduct their fact-finding missions,” said the statement.

“We are paying close attention to this matter with respect to Israel as with respect to all countries that French elected officials visit,” it added.

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Left Photo: Zaher333/Wikimedia) and Public Security Min. Gilad Erdan (Right – Photo: Koby12345/Wikimedia), announced jointly that they will refuse entry to the delegation of pro-BDS European officials.

The decision not to allow the French lawmakers entry was part of efforts by Israel’s government to bar supporters of a boycott of the country.

Barghouti is serving several life sentences in Israel for his role in planning terrorist attacks against Israelis.


Scheming jailed Palestinian archterrorist Marwan Barghouti is filmed covertly eating during hunger-strike he orchestrated, on Israel Prison Services CCTV.

He is widely believed to have planned the Second Intifada, which claimed thousands of Israeli lives from 2000 to 2005. Barghouti has continued inciting terrorism from his jail cell.

 

View original Arutz Sheva publication at:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/238081

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