Because of Madrid's plan, Israel is "severing the connection" between the Spanish consulate and the Palestinians

Israel, tank, photo: EPA

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said he had decided to "sever ties" between the Spanish diplomatic mission and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank in response to Madrid's plan to formally recognize a Palestinian state.

I have decided to sever the relationship between the Spanish mission in Israel and the Palestinians and to prohibit the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem from providing services to Palestinians from the West Bank," Katz said in the X post, adding that it was "in response to the recognition of the Palestinian state by Spain and the anti-Semitic call of the Deputy Prime Minister of Spain "to liberate Palestine from the river to the sea".

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