Was the outcome of this incident good for Israel? Bad relations with a major European state that also holds the EU presidency at the very moment that Israel seeks to upgrade relations with the European Union. All this damage to Israel and Israeli interests over an obscure article that nobody of consequence ever took seriously. Will Israel now drop the issue as the Swedish minister will not condemn the article?
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from the article: Sweden FM cancels Israel trip amid 'organ harvesting' row