J’lem protests Honduran support for PA statehood bid

04.08.2011                      04.Aw-Elul, 5771

Diplomatischer Protest:

J'lem protests Honduran support for PA statehood bid

Foreign Ministry’s deputy director-general for Latin America express Israel’s “surprise," “disappointment” at support by Honduras.

In a step aimed in part at showing the international community that Israel was taking every country’s vote at the UN in September seriously, Jerusalem summoned Honduras’s ambassador this week to protest a statement by the country’s president saying Honduras would support the Palestinian statehood recognition bid.
After a recent meeting with Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riad al-Maliki, Honduran President Porfirio Lobo placed a statement on his presidential website saying that Honduras would support the Palestinian move at the UN….