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El Salvador becomes fifth Latin American country to recall Israel envoy

Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Peru have also recalled ambassadors to protest Israel’s operation in Gaza Strip.

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Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet waves as she leaves the Itamaraty Palce after the 6th BRICS summit and the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), in Brasilia July 16, 2014.

By: Barak Ravid

Source: http://www.haaretz.com/

El Salvador recalled its Israeli ambassador from Tel Aviv on Wednesday to protest the military operation in Gaza, making it the fifth Latin American country to do so.

Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Peru have already recalled their ambassadors.

Yigal Palmor, the spokesman for Israel’s Foreign Ministry, said recalling ambassadors encourages Hamas.

“Israel expresses its deep disappointment with the hasty decision of the governments of El Salvador, Peru and Chile to recall their ambassadors for consultations,” said Palmor. “This step constitutes encouragement for Hamas, a group recognized as a terror organization by many countries around the world.”

Such countries are handing are handing terrorists a prize, said Palmor.

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TOP 11 WORLD’S FAMOUS VOLCANOES!

#1 – Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland

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Eruption of this volcano paralyzed work of all European airlines a few years ago!

#2 – Etna, Italy

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It has 400 craters and erupts once in 3 months.

#3 – Fuji, Japan

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It is 3,776 meters high and exceptionally beautiful. If you visit Japan you should visit Fuji!

#4 – St. Helens Volcano, United States

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St. Helens’s eruption in 1980 killed 56 people in the US, which makes it the worst volcano eruption in the US history.

#5 – Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

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Young volcanoes are dangerous. Kilauea keeps spitting lava from time to time. It looks fantastic and scary at the same time.

#6 – Popocatepetl, Mexico

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Mexico’s capital is located only 40 km away from a 5,426 m high volcano! Its name is translated as Smoking Mountain in Nahuatl. It was unusually active in mid 90s.

#7 – Izalco Volcano, Salvador

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This is a relatively young volcano which makes it one of the most dangerous. The first eruption was in 1770.

#8 – Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador

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Guess what happens if it spits lava from the height of 5,897 meters? You’d better not be around!

#9 – Bromo Volcano, Indonesia

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Indonesia is often called a land of thousand islands. Well, this is true for volcanoes as well. Bromo is located in Java, and looks fantastic.

#10 – Klyuchevskoy Volcano

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Yes, it is true. This is the highest volcano in Eurasia – 4,750 m. Looks gorgeous, doesn’t it?