British Foreign Office reportedly “puts kibosh on Prince Charles trip planned for fall of 2017 out of fears it would anger Arab allies”

UK government said to cancel Prince Charles’ visit to Israel
by Tamar Pileggi and Raoul Wootliff
May 7, 2017

A potentially historic visit to Israel by a senior member of the British royal family scheduled for later this year has reportedly been canceled by the country’s Foreign Office over fears it would anger the UK’s Arab allies. The Sun tabloid reported Sunday that Prince Charles will not visit Israel in the fall of 2017 for a trip that was planned to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. Though never officially confirmed by London or Jerusalem, a senior British Jewish community leader told The Times of Israel last November that plans were underway for a member of the royal family to visit Israel in the first-ever official visit. READ MORE

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