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French President Barred From Knesset After Cancelling Upcoming Speech

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Times of Israel – Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein has told the French president that he is no longer welcome in the Knesset after Francois Hollande canceled an upcoming speech in the Israeli parliament.

Edelstein told French authorities that he would not meet with Francois Hollande in the Knesset, as planned, and that in the future visiting French ministers would not be invited to official Knesset events or meetings with MKs, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported Wednesday.

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