RAMALLAH, Feb 21 (JMCC) - The Israeli Embassy in Oslo, Norway was officially notified that it must move to another location within a year according to Israeli media, signaling a deteriorating relationship between the two countries.
The authorities in Norway are capitulating to public opinion that is hostile to Israel
, a Foreign Ministry official said, They are doing everything they can to make things more difficult on the embassy.According to the Norwegians, the embassy poses a security threat to its surroundings and has had a negative impact on the residents' quality of life.
When the embassy moved to its current location more than a decade ago, a wall was erected around the site in accordance with Israeli security demands. The Oslo Municipality granted a special permit for the wall's construction on the condition that the embassy would be relocated after a decade and that the wall would be torn down.
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