Israeli diplomats boycotting Steinitz's upcoming trip to U.S.
Foreign Ministry officials told Yuval Steinitz's staff they refuse to handle any aspect of the trip in protest of creation of his new ministry and PM Netanyahu's failure to appoint a new foreign minister.
The boycott being waged by Foreign Ministry employees against Strategic and Intelligence Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz has reached new heights. Foreign Ministry diplomats and security officials in the Israeli consulates in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco are refusing to help with Steinitz's upcoming visit to the United States in any way, including with his security arrangements.
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