Israeli ambassador gets escorted out of UN assembly
(MENAFN) Israel’s permanent official to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, was accompanied from the organization’s General Assembly on Tuesday and allegedly arrested for translating an address by Iranian Leader Ebrahim Raisi. Erdan had put up a picture of a young female who passed in Iranian law enforcement custody the previous year.
Raisi spoke to the gathering on Tuesday, conducting an address blaming the United States of stoking the war in Ukraine as well as announcing that Washington’s “project to Americanize the world has failed.”
The Israeli allocation walked out throughout the address, however, Erdan initially came close to the lectern while carrying a picture of Mahsa Amini, the Iranian female whose passing in law enforcement custody started an aggressive demonstration all over the Islamic Republic.
Erdan was rejected from the hall, as video clips displayed him being accompanied through the United Nations construction by safety guards. Multiple press statements declared that Erdan had been “detained,” although a United Nations official quarreled that depiction of the diplomat’s handling.
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