Defense Ministry: Barak won't change UK plans over Palestinian petition

Defense Ministry Barak

Defense Minister Ehud Barak decided Tuesday not to change his plans for his UK visit, after a British-Palestinian group sought to obtain an international arrest warrant for him. "No arrest warrant has been issued, and in any event, he has immunity due to his being a minister in the in the government," the Defense Ministry said in a statement. "Therefore, his program will continue without disturbance."