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WND Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein and radio host John Batchelor have invited Syria’s ambassador in Washington to explain to the American people why Klein was denied a visa today.
An official at the Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan, reportedly said Klein was turned back because he is Jewish.
Klein said he spoke with the assistant to Ambassador Imad Moustapha, who promised she would pass on the invitation immediately.
“I have never felt more discriminated against than I did today in the Syrian embassy in Jordan,” Klein said. “Ambassador Moustapha has been invited to come on the radio program tonight to explain to America why I have been denied entry into Syria when my colleagues received approval.”
Klein planned to be in Syria tonight to interview officials from Syria, Lebanon and the U.S., as well as co-host ABC Radio’s nationally syndicated “The John Batchelor Show.”
Batchelor and Klein, who will broadcast from Jordan tonight, have aired the program from various Mideast hot spots all week, including the Gaza border, where they conducted live interviews with the leaders of Hamas, the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and the Popular Resistance Committees.