'Legend in his own lunchtime': Frydenberg rebukes Pyne over Israel embassy comments

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Treasurer says defence minister is ‘giving his opinion freely’ as divisions within cabinet intensify over controversial move

Josh Frydenberg has publicly rebuked Christopher Pyne for commenting on the Coalition’s possible moving of Australia’s embassy in Israel, describing the defence minister as a “legend in his own lunchtime” as divisions within the cabinet intensify.

Pyne, who last month floated the idea of two diplomatic presences in the fraught territory, an idea he repeated on Monday, said it was up to his colleagues to explain why such a delicate foreign policy debate was being played out publicly.

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