Dublin lord mayor beats Israel ban due to 'spelling error'

Dublin lord mayor beats Israel ban due to 'spelling error'

Israel has launched an investigation into how the lord mayor of Dublin got into the country despite a ban.
The interior ministry announced on Tuesday that Mícheál Mac Donncha would not be allowed to enter on account of his ties to a pro-Palestinian group which advocates boycotting Israel.
But Mr Mac Donncha tweeted that he was already in the occupied West Bank after flying into Tel Aviv's airport.
Officials are reported to have spelt the mayor's name wrong on a watch list.
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri said the mayor would now be given a letter upon his departure informing him that he was... read more

11 April 2018 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC

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