Irish FM Terms U.S. Ambassador’s Hanukkah Tweet ‘Provocative And Biased’

US ambassador David Friedman was the target of Ireland’s Foreign Minister’s criticism recently. Friedman had posted on Twitter: “The UN can’t vote away the facts: Jerusalem is the ancient and modern capital of Israel. Happy Chanukah from this blessed city!” Simon Coveney Ireland’s FM, accused Friedman of bias for the content in his tweet.

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On Wednesday, the Irish senate advanced a bill that would make it a crime to import or sell goods originating in settlements and east Jerusalem. The legislation, which the Irish minority-government has opposed, would impose a fine of up to €250,000 or five years in jail for those found guilty of trading with Jews living beyond the 1967 lines.

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Source: Irish FM Terms U.S. Ambassador’s Hanukkah Tweet ‘Provocative And Biased’ | The Jerusalem Post

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