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    • Ralph
    • 05.07.13 | 08:56 (IDT)

    What is the problem? Just like the Prime Minister can circumvent the Foreign /ministry strikers by using the Security Services, he can get the Ministers of the Interior and Tourism to declare that for the period of the Maccabiah, accredited participants in the Maccabiah are exempt from the need to obtain visias in advance. Even Russia does that for important football matches etc, when the possession of a ticket for the game is treated by them as equal to a visa.

    from the article: Strike at Israeli Foreign Ministry threatens to prevent athletes attending 'Jewish Olympics'
    First published 22:27 04.07.13 | Last updated 22:27 04.07.13
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