Israel misinterpreted a deal between the Vatican and the PLO that has angered the Jewish state, a papal envoy said. The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned Monsignor Petro Sambi to protest references to Jerusalem in the agreement, signed a day before in Rome. Israel accused the Vatican of interfering in peace talks with the Palestinians by cautioning Israel against undertaking unilateral decisions affecting Jerusalem.
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