Israeli FM Imposes Disciplinary Measures on Diplomats over ’Tweets’

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TwitterTwo Zionist diplomats, including the entity’s ambassador to Switzerland, were recalled Wednesday to face disciplinary measures for posting political comments on their Twitter accounts, the Zionist JPost news website reported.

A third employee, who works at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem, is also to face disciplinary actions for the same reason.

The decision to take measures, that could eventually lead to their dismissal, came following a report by the so-called National Research Group (NRG) on the tweets.

The three diplomats are Yigal Caspi, a senior diplomat and the envoy to Switzerland, Assaf Moran and Yaron Gamburg.

Caspi retweeted posts last month mocking Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress and for harming ties with the US, as well as another that slammed Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman for his treatment of his ministers.

As of Wednesday evening, his Twitter account had only some 250 followers.

However, Moran, a…

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