Israel’s first lady Sara Netanyahu 'appalled' by Australia's live export trade

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Netanyahu says she will speak to her friend Lucy Turnbull after whistleblower footage reveals mass sheep deaths

Israel’s first lady Sara Netanyahu has criticised the Australian live export trade, saying she was “appalled” by conditions on board and would speak to Lucy Turnbull about it.

Netanyahu’s comments concern whistleblower footage of sheep being transported from Western Australia to the Middle East and North Africa during the northern hemisphere summer, including one voyage in August where heat stress caused the death of 2,400 sheep, or 3.76% of all sheep on board.

Related: Live exports: mass animal deaths going unpunished as holes in system revealed

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