Bibi: Immigrant deal canceled

Netanyahu completes about-face on migrants, says UNHCR deal is cancelled
by Herb Keinon
April 3, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu completed an about-face on Tuesday, announcing that he was cancelling the agreement he dramatically announced and advocated less than 24 hours before regarding the African migrants in Israel. Netanyahu’s announcement came at the beginning of a meeting in his office with residents of south Tel Aviv neighborhoods opposed to the policy which would allow some 16,000 of the African migrants to remain in the country, while another 16,000 would – under an agreement reached with the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) – be absorbed by other western countries. READ MORE

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