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After recognizing Palestine, Israel denounces Colombian slap in the face

After recognizing Palestine, Israel denounces Colombian slap in the face

Israel has slammed what it describes as “a slap in the face by a friendly nation” after Colombia’s outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos announced on Wednesday a previously-taken decision to recognize “the State of Palestine.”

PM Netanyahu and President Juan Manuel Santos (Photo: EPA)

The Israeli Embassy in Bogota said it was “surprised and disappointed by the decision of the outgoing government to recognize Palestine as a state and the way in which it was done.

Minister Tzachi at President Ivan Duque's inauguration ceremony

The decision came to light during a visit to Colombia by United States ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.

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