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Golriz Ghahraman on Thursday wrote on Twitter: “They were literally Palestinian refugees. And she (Mary) normally had her hair covered because that’s what modesty looked like in her culture…”
"I can assure you that the fact sheet did not reflect New Zealand Government policy,” Minister Iain Lees-Galloway said.
Immigration New Zealand, an official government website, published a fact sheet with a map of the Middle East that showed a “Palestine,” but not Israel.
New Zealand was one of four countries, along with Senegal, Venezuela and Malaysia, that sponsored the resolution after Egypt withdrew sponsorship in the waning days of the Obama Administration.
By HERB KEINON
The plea follows the recall to Israel of its ambassador in New Zealand, in the wake of the passing Friday of a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement building.
Epicenter of quake located 91 km northeast of the city of Christchurch, where an Israeli backpacker died in an earthquake 5 years ago.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Although there has not yet been an exchange of ambassadors between the two countries, the respect accorded to Turkish Charge d’Affaires at the Turkish memorial indicated a change in the air.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The former mayor of Wellington, New Zealand, is a now a Jerusalem resident.
By DAVID GEFFEN
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