Rivlin cancels delegation after US refuses MK visa

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772

Diplomatie:

Rivlin cancels delegation after US refuses MK visa

State Department says MK, a former Kahane student, is part of a terrorist group.

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin canceled a delegation of MKs to the US Congress on Monday in response to Washington’s refusal to grant MK Michael Ben-Ari (National Union) a visa.
MKs Einat Wilf (Independence), Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) and Zehava Gal-On (Meretz) were supposed to attend a female empowerment conference in Washington at the end of the month. The conference includes a panel with female members of Congress at the Israeli embassy….