Biden officials said to urge Netanyahu to reverse decision to seize AP equipment

Biden administration officials speak with officials in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office, urging him reverse a decision to confiscate equipment from the US news agency The Associated Press, the Walla news site reports.

Officials in Netanyahu’s office tell the Ynet news site that the prime minister was not briefed ahead of the move by the communications ministry.

Israeli officials seized a camera and broadcasting equipment belonging to AP in southern Israel, accusing the news organization of violating a new media law by providing images to the banned Al Jazeera.


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