Israel ambushes UK’s Hague over arrest warrants

By Donald Macintyre in Ramallah, The Independent – 4 Nov 2010
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israel-ambushes-hague-over-arrest-warrants-2124578.html

Israel and Britain moved last night to limit the damage of an Israeli diplomatic ambush that threatened to overshadow the first official visit to the Middle East by William Hague, the Foreign Secretary.

British officials were infuriated yesterday when Mr Hague arrived in the region to be confronted with the news that Israel had unilaterally cancelled a series of high-level “strategic dialogue” meetings between the two countries. The move was a protest against the UK’s failure to block arrest warrants being issued against Israeli generals and politicians visiting Britain.

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