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    'Suspicious Activity' Spotted Near Israeli Consulate in NYC - Foreign Ministry

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Some "suspicious activity" was detected on Friday near the Israeli Consulate in New York City, after which one person was detained by the police, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said.

    "There is suspicious activity [near the consulate]… The suspect is in police custody and is being checked by local authorities," the ministry said, as quoted by The Jerusalem Post newspaper.

    The information was confirmed by Israeli Consul General Dani Dayan, who said that everyone working in the building was alright.

    ​No further details about the incident are currently known.

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