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Algerian MPs walk out of conference as Israelis prepare to speak

Women Political Leaders (WPL) annual global summit 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland on 29 November 2017 [_hala/Twitter]

Women MPs from an Algerian parliamentary delegation are reported to have walked out of an international conference just as members of the Israeli Knesset were about to speak.

The incident took place during the Women Political Leaders (WPL) annual global summit 2017 being held in Reykjavik. The conference is hosted by the Althing, Iceland's Parliament, and the Icelandic government.

The Algerian delegation is led by the National Assembly deputy speaker, Rafiqa Qasri.

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