Boris Johnson rejects calls to discipline Israel over diplomat's plot

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Foreign secretary says he considers matter closed after Israeli embassy apologised for official’s ‘take down MPs’ comments

Boris Johnson has rejected calls to take disciplinary action against the Israeli embassy in London after one of its officials was caught on camera in an undercover sting plotting to “take down” UK MPs regarded as hostile, including the foreign office minister Sir Alan Duncan, who is an outspoken supporter of a Palestinian state.

Speaking in the Commons on Tuesday, the British foreign secretary said the diplomat Shai Masot was no longer working in London, and that the Israeli embassy had issued a very full apology so he considered the matter closed.

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