Minister of Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan: “Anwar Makhlouf is a major boycott activist whose organization is trying to significantly harm the State of Israel and his attempt to enter the country is intended for this purpose.”
Makhlouf actively, consistently and publicly promotes boycotts against the State of Israel and acts to undermine the bilateral relations between Israel and Chile, with an emphasis on economic relations and trade.
According to the policy decided
over six months ago by Minister of Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan
Minister Erdan: "The days when foreign boycott activists who want to harm Israel operated here freely – have passed. We will not allow entry into Israel of enemies of the state."