Peres Declines Meeting With Far-right Austrian Politician, Invited to Israel by Likud

The Foreign Ministry had recommended the former president skip the meeting with Heinz-Christian Strache, head of the Austrian Freedom Party and one-time disciple of Jörg Haider.

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At the recommendation of Israel's Foreign Ministry, former President Shimon Peres will not be meeting Heinz-Christian Strache, the leader of the extreme right-wing Austrian Freedom Party. Strache was invited...