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April 16, 2012 12:10 pm

Denmark, Israel Tensions Lowered by Quick IDF Response to Protest Incident

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Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – A diplomatic incident with Denmark over an IDF officer’s slamming the face of a Danish protestor with his M-16 rifle was averted by the IDF’s quick disciplinary action and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s immediate condemnation, diplomatic officials said  Monday.

Danish Foreign Minister Villy Sondal said in a statement posted on the Danish Foreign Ministry’s web site that “we do not yet know the circumstances surrounding the incident,” and that Denmark’s ambassador to Israel Liselotte Kjærsgaard Plesner had “immediately asked the Israeli authorities for an explanation.”

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  • David Kantor

    Tell the Danes to keep their trash in Denmark. Would Denmark appreciate Israelis telling them how to treat the Arabs in their country? During WW II some Danes were upright and did the right thing. What’s happened?

    • salvage

      Yeah! The IDF should be allowed to attack anyone they like!

      And how dare anyone tell the Chosen People what they can do to their troublesome aboriginals? It’s not like they’re human.