Israeli, Togolese guards exchange blows during Netanyahu diplomatic visit

Fists flew for a few seconds in the hallway of a Liberian hotel.

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June 4, 2017 16:26
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PM Netanyahu in Liberia. (photo credit: HERB KEINON)

Monrovia, Liberia -- Israeli and Togo security officials exchanged a few blows in the Liberian hotel where a meeting of African leaders is taking place after too many Togolese guards wanted to accompany Togo's president Faure Gnassingbé to a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his diplomatic trip to Africa.

A ruckus was heard in the hall, followed by a number of Israeli security guards who rushed out to help and see what the excitement was about.

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The incident ended in seconds.

Togo is widely considered among Israel's best friends in Africa.
Netanyahu departs for Liberia: 'Israel has returned to Africa' (credit: GPO)


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