Medved cancels Israel trip over Foreign Ministry dispute

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January 3, 2011 14:57

 
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Despite last-minute efforts by President Shimon Peres, Russian President Dimitri Medved on Monday cancelled his his planned visit to Israel in February, Beit Hanassi announced Monday afternoon.

Israel was initially included in Medvedev's upcoming tour of the region, but protracted sanctions imposed by the employees' union at the Foreign Ministry prompted the Russian Embassy to notify Beit Hanassi that unless a solution was found by Monday to change the status quo at the Foreign Ministry, the embassy would have no option other than to advise Medvedev to cancel his visit.

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