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Israeli embassies around the world shut as diplomats, military attachés strike

All Israeli embassies and consulates around the world shut down early Wednesday as diplomats and military attachés went on strike in a long-simmering dispute with the Finance Ministry over expense stipends paid to envoys, The Times of Israel informs.

Israeli embassies around the world shut as diplomats, military attachés strike

Israeli embassies around the world shut as diplomats, military attachés strike

STEPANAKERT, OCTOBER 30,  ARTSAKHPRESS:  The move, coordinated by the Foreign Ministry, the Defense Ministry and the Histadrut Labor Federation, came after the Treasury reportedly backtracked on previous understandings and said it would force the envoys to pay back thousands of dollars that they had been reimbursed for expenses.

The closure came into effect at 1 a.m on Wednesday morning Israel time.


     

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