Palestinians say boycott of five Israeli food firms is tit-for-tat

March 22, 2016 5:12 PM

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JERUSALEM The Palestinian government ordered a boycott on Tuesday of five Israeli food-makers, saying it was responding to Israel's decision to stop admitting Palestinian-made produce from the occupied West Bank to East Jerusalem.

With immediate effect, Palestinian vendors were barred from buying from Tnuva, Strauss Group Ltd., Tara, Soglowek and Tapuzina, but they could sell their existing stocks, the government said.

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