The Israeli foreign Ministry called the incident outrageous.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Israel has expressed Turkey’s protest against the “humiliating” inspection of Ambassador Eitan Nahe at the airport in Istanbul. Video of the incident was published in the newspaper Haaretz on YouTube.
The employees of aviation security service searched the Ambassador in the presence of the press, forcing him to remove his shoes and taking samples for traces of explosives, writes Times of Israel.
“Israel will not tolerate this attitude to their diplomats,” said foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon.
May 15 the Ambassador of the nae asked to temporarily return to Israel. May 16, he flew to tel Aviv from Ataturk airport in Istanbul.