Tourism Minister to CEO: Cancel decision to label Judea and Samaria

Published date20 September 2022
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
In his letter, the Minister of Tourism condemned the company's decision and stressed that this decision is wrong and does not do justice to the population of Judea and Samaria. "A decision like this could destabilize the region, which the government is working to preserve."

"I was surprised to hear about the company's intention. As the Minister of Tourism, and also as an Israeli citizen, I strongly condemn it. The labeling of the State of Israel as someone who violates rights is unacceptable and does not do justice to the residents of Judea and Samaria who live in coexistence, and whose source of livelihood relies on tourism. This a biased and scandalous decision that may create unnecessary tension and destabilize the region. I call on the company to retract this decision," wrote Razvozov.

Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu said earlier that "Booking should be ashamed of its ignorance and hypocrisy. Judea and Samaria is the...

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