UK ambassador tells Livni law will be changed
By GIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN
December 1, 2010 18:48
British Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould called Kadima leader Tzipi Livni on
Wednesday to inform her about the submission of a bill in the British parliament
that would change his country's policy of universal jurisdiction that lets
judges order the arrest of visiting politicians and generals.
canceled a planned London trip in December 2009 after her office received news
of a secretly issued arrest warrant awaiting her arrival. Livni told
Gould that the bill was good news for relations between Israel and Britain and
expressed hope that it would be passed as soon as possible.