The Movement for Quality Government Sunday asked the state comptroller to investigate the circumstances under which a private citizen with business interests in Uganda took part in official meetings last week between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
Rafi Eitan, a businessman who previously served as director of operations in the Mossad and pensioner affairs minister, helped organize Museveni's visit, Haaretz reported Sunday. He is currently trying to set up a cattle ranch in Uganda.
"Among other things, what must be examined is how it could have come about that Mr. Eitan, who is a private businessman, could hope that by simply picking up the phone, he could attend a meeting held by the prime minister and president with the president of another country," the Movement for Quality Government said in a letter to the comptroller.
"The response to his request must, at the least, raise a red flag regarding the manner... in which the country's leaders are engaged in discrimination by advancing the interests of certain citizens."
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