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Watch: Turkey ‘Humiliates’ Expelled Israeli Ambassador at Airport

The Times of Israel reports: A diplomatic feud between Israel and Turkey over deadly clashes on the Gaza Strip border continued on Wednesday, with the Foreign Ministry dressing down a senior Turkish envoy over the “humiliation” hours earlier of the expelled Israeli ambassador as he boarded a flight to Tel Aviv.

Ambassador Eitan Na’eh, who was ordered to leave Turkey temporarily, underwent a strict security screening at Istanbul’s airport that required him to take off his shoes. Turkish press was invited to film the spectacle, prompting Israel to respond in kind.

“The Turkish charge d’affairs in Tel Aviv was summoned for a dressing down,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, inviting Israeli journalists to film Umut Deniz’s entrance to the Foreign Ministry building in Jerusalem at 1 p.m. and stating the exact gate through which he would be entering.

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