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Netanyahu Sent Vaccines to Ruling Elites Around the World. It May Cost Him at Home

The Prime Minister's decision to send thousands of vaccine doses abroad, at the same time that millions of Palestinians living next door haven't yet been vaccinated, could come with a heavy price

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ambitious program to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to as many as 19 countries across the globe has been suspended due to legal queries made to the attorney general and the outcry from his coalition “partners” Benny Gantz and Gabi Ashkenazi, who weren’t informed of it in advance. Only Honduras has so far confirmed that it received its batch of 5,000 doses, thought other countries may have gotten theirs and remained silent.

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