“Israel” prevents Spanish consulate from providing services alleging anti-semitisim

Palestine

Published: 2024-05-24 10:29

Last Updated: 2024-06-18 12:27


“Israeli” Foreign Minister Israel Katz at Benjamin Netanyahu’s office in Jerusalem. (April 11, 2018) (Photo: Flash90)
“Israeli” Foreign Minister Israel Katz at Benjamin Netanyahu’s office in Jerusalem. (April 11, 2018) (Photo: Flash90)

The “Israeli” Foreign Minister Israel Katz said today that the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem will no longer provide services to Palestinians from the West Bank following Spain’s announcement that it will recognize the state of Palestine.


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“I have decided to sever the connection between the Spanish mission to Israel and the Palestinians, and to prohibit the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem from providing services to Palestinians from the West Bank,” Katz said in a statement.

The decision comes after the Spanish Labor and Economy Minister Yolanda Díaz ended a speech by saying “Palestine will be free from the river to the sea.”

In response, Katz said that if “this ignorant hate-filled person wants to truly understand what radical Islam wants, she should learn about the 700 years of Islamic rule in Al-Andalus — modern-day Spain.”