Dutch Government Protests Interception

The Dutch government has protested to the Israeli Embassy in The Hague against Israel’s “illegal interception” of a Lebanese airliner Aug. 10. A government statement said the interception “could not be approved under any circumstances.” The statement recalled earlier Dutch condemnations of acts of this nature.” The Dutch Civil Aviation Pilots Association also issued a protest, Holland is generally known as one of the countries friendliest to Israel among the West European nations.

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