Sweden’s foreign minister:We Will Ban Israelis From Entering Our Country In Response To Trump’s New Immigration Ban – News

Sweden’s foreign minister:We Will Ban Israelis From Entering Our Country In Response To Trump’s New Immigration Ban Society 01 March 2017        Margot Wallström,Sweden’s foreign minister issued a statement in response to President Trump’s executive order which temporarily suspends the US refugee programme and bars Syrian refugees as well as citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S.“It is deeply regrettable that the United States will stop people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the country,given the incendiary and aggressive nature of Trump’s new immigration ban,we want to ban Israelis from entering our country.Sweden’s foreign minister also blamed Israel for over-reacting to the recognition of Palestine and that Israel’s rhetoric directed against those States who recognized Palestine had crossed all limits.Wallström stressed that Sweden was supportive of peace between Israel and Palestine but that it is sharply opposed to Israeli policies. The Swedish Foreign Minister commented on Israeli’s aggressive policies and the negative impact of Israel’s posturing on the peace process, saying:“Israel has been extremely aggressive. … They have continued with their settlement policies, they have continued demolitions, they have continued their occupation policies which entail a humiliation of Palestinians, which makes the process difficult”. Add comment

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