Protesters interrupt Israeli consul general’s speech; one arrested

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Israeli Consul General Maor Elbaz-Starinsk is flanked Tuesday by Speaker of the House Dean Plocher, left, and Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe as he begins his speech to a joint session of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Julie Smith/News Tribune Israeli Consul General Maor Elbaz-Starinsk is flanked Tuesday by Speaker of the House Dean Plocher, left, and Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe as he begins his speech to a joint session of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Capitol Police arrested one protester who was among several who interrupted a speech Tuesday from Israeli Consul General Maor Elbaz-Starinksy in the Missouri House.

The Legislature convened a joint session of the House and the Senate for the speech, in which Elbaz-Starinsky talked about Israel's history and relationship with Missouri.

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