Sunday, September 6, 2009

Swedish FM cancels his visit to Israel

Press TV

"Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has canceled his visit to Israel, in the face of continuing tension stemmed from an article in a Swedish newspaper.

Bildt has declared that the visit which was scheduled for September 11 has been canceled because of "bad timing", considering the ongoing talks between the US and Israel on the Middle East peace process.

However a source in the Sweden Foreign Ministry, according to Haaretz, linked the cancellation of the trip to the recent political crisis between Tel Aviv and Stockholm.

In August, an article published in the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet unveiled an organ-theft scandal in Israel......."

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