Sweden's minister for foreign affairs Margot Wallstrom speaks to the media regarding the Paris attacks, in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday Nov. 14, 2015. (Henrik Montgomery/TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT
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Israel described Monday as "appallingly impudent" comments by Sweden's foreign minister that it interpreted as an attempt to link the ISIS attacks in Paris to the plight of Palestinians under Israeli occupation.Sweden's ambassador to Israel was summoned to the Israeli Foreign Ministry to explain the remarks Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom made on Saturday to Swedish state broadcaster SVT.A spokesman for Wallstrom said the foreign minister was not talking about the attacks in Paris when she commented on the Palestinians, and that the remarks came in another part of the interview that focused on factors leading to radicalization.
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