12.08.2011 12.Aw-Elul, 5771
As riots subside, British ambassador assures Israelis UK safe for a visit; violence was "criminality, pure and simple."
With the worst violence Britain has faced in decades apparently on the wane, UK Ambassador Matthew Gould said Thursday that London was safe for Israeli tourists, students and businessmen.
“There is no reason in the world for Israeli tourists, or students, or people planning to go to the Olympics [in 2012] to cancel their trips,” Gould said. “We will make sure the Olympics are fun and spectacular,” he said, adding that British security forces have an “elaborate security plan in place.”…