facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search

Avigdor Lieberman refuses security check

March 17, 2012 at 1:53 PM   |   Comments

SEOUL, March 17 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was allowed to leave South Korea in spite of refusing to put his bag through an X-ray machine.

An anonymous official at Incheon International Airport called Lieberman's action Thursday "unusual," Yonhap News Agency reported. The official said even diplomats generally comply with airport security regulations, although diplomatic pouches are exempt.

"The minister's bag did not fall under the exemption category and required a security check as per regulations," the official said.

Lieberman was in Seoul for talks with Kim Sung-hwan, the South Korean foreign affairs minister. The meeting also commemorated the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Israel and South Korea.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended Stories
Most Popular
1
One cop issued 80 percent of the marijuana tickets in Seattle this year
2
Oklahoma shook by three earthquakes in less than 48 hours
3
Army receives first advanced CH-47F helicopter variant
4
Comic-Con cosplayer sexually assaulted, beaten and left in gutter
5
Utah man teaches 'homophones', fired for promoting gay agenda
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback