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British Minister Resigned for Secret Meetings with Israeli Officials

gabruu.com

British International Development Secretary Priti Patel resigned on Wednesday night following a political storm over secret meetings she held with Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, The Jerusalem Post reports.

"I offer a fulsome apology to you and to the government for what happened and offer my resignation," Patel wrote in a letter she addressed to British Prime Minister Theresa May following a meeting in Downing Street.

"In recent days there have been a number of reports about my actions, and I am sorry that these have served as a distraction from the work of the Department for International Development and the government as a whole," she said.

 


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