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Israeli Embassy regrets Moussaieff incident

By Iceland Review

The Israeli Embassy in Norway, which also serves Iceland, has released a statement in which it expresses its regret over an incident in which Iceland’s First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff was detained at the Israeli border. According to the statement, Israeli citizens must by law carry Israeli passports when arriving in or leaving the country, and Moussaieff was not carrying such a passport, Morgunbladid reports. The Embassy further states that it was not aware of Ms. Moussaieff’s travels and therefore was unable to make arrangements to assist her in this matter.

Dorrit Moussaieff was born in Israel but holds a British passport, and says she does not consider herself an Israeli citizen.

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