Israel protests Switzerland’s support for Breaking the Silence exhibition

Israel has strongly and formally protested against the financial support provided by Switzerland to an exhibition set up by an organization very critical about the actions of its army the Foreign Affairs Ministry indicated on Wednesday.

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“Deputy Israeli Foreign

Minister Tzipi Hotovely ordered her office and the embassy in Bern to immediately explore ways to oppose the opening of the upcoming exhibition of the organization “Breaking the Silence” said Emmanuel Nahshon, the Foreign Affairs spokesman to AFP..

“We can not accept the actions of an organization whose purpose is to smear the soldiers of the Israeli army on the international scene and to seriously damage Israel’s image,” he added.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4664558,00.html

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