PM attempts to ease Foreign Ministry-Mossad tension

21.11.2011                      24.Cheschwan. 5772

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PM attempts to ease Foreign Ministry-Mossad tension

Turf battles have long been fixture in relationship between 2 agencies; ministry officials say Mossad doesn't keep them in loop, takes their responsibilities.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Mossad head Tamir Pardo to a meeting Sunday to iron out turf issues badly straining relations between the agencies the two men lead.
The meeting followed Yediot Aharonot reports last week that Lieberman had issued a directive calling on ministry staffers not to cooperate any longer with the Mossad….