Calls for Israeli Ambassador to be sent home

Nine Social Democrat candidates for September’s election are accusing the government of not making its voice heard clearly.

As well as the demands for the Israel Ambassador to be dismissed, others are also calling on the government to bring Sweden’s military attaché in Tel Aviv back too.

Overseas Aid Minister Carin Jämtin has dismissed the suggestions as ”mad” and says instead there needs to be continued dialogue.

The Social Democratic women’s association is also asking the government to stop any co-operation with Israel on military equipment procurement.