US congresswomen Ilhan Omar (left) and Rashida Tlaib hold a news conference in Washington in July. Photo: Reuters

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib snubs Israel’s offer to visit West Bank, citing ‘oppressive’ conditions

  • The Democrat, who has been critical of Tel Aviv’s policy towards the Palestinians, had planned to make an official visit to Israel
  • Israel’s interior minister said Tlaib’s request to visit was a provocation to embarrass the country
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US congresswomen Ilhan Omar (left) and Rashida Tlaib hold a news conference in Washington in July. Photo: Reuters
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