Israel Reprimands Ambassador for Intervening in Bosnian Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid ordered the reprimand after Haaretz reported a leaked memo from the ambassador endorsing a controversial election reform plan in Bosnia

Samuel Sokol is a freelance journalist based in Jerusalem. He was previously a correspondent at the Jerusalem Post and has reported for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Israel Broadcasting Authority and the Times of Israel. He is the author of Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews.
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Samuel Sokol is a freelance journalist based in Jerusalem. He was previously a correspondent at the Jerusalem Post and has reported for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Israel Broadcasting Authority and the Times of Israel. He is the author of Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews.
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Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday reprimanded its ambassador to Albania, who is also responsible for Bosnia-Herzegovina, over his intervention in the Balkan country’s domestic affairs. The reprimand came two weeks after the emergence of a leaked memo in which the ambassador endorsed a controversial election reform plan opposed by the local government and supported by nationalist parties.

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