• Home
  • Tag: 上海龙凤419Casandra

Israeli minister summons former diplomat over Obama critique

first_img Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Top Stories Sponsored Stories Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Day Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk Kahlon said Oren’s comments reflected his personal views only, and praised Obama for supporting Israel.Oren said Obama abandoned longstanding principles of U.S.-Israel relations by openly disagreeing with Israel and not coordinating with it over changes to Mideast policies.U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby called Oren’s account “absolutely inaccurate.”Traditionally strong U.S.-Israeli ties have been strained under Obama and Netanyahu, who are divided over nuclear talks with Iran and peace efforts with the Palestinians.“Michael Oren is not a member of the government. His recent article in the Wall Street journal reflects his own views,” a senior official in the Israeli prime minister’s office said anonymously according to protocol.“Netanyahu has consistently expressed his appreciation…for all that President Obama has done for Israel’s security.”Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. 4 ways to protect your company from cyber breaches JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s finance minister distanced himself on Thursday from claims by the country’s former ambassador to the U.S., a member of his party, that President Barack Obama is purposely damaging bilateral relations.Moshe Kahlon said in a letter to America’s ambassador to Israel that he “summoned” Michael Oren, now a lawmaker in his Kulanu party, to his office after learning that Oren had expressed his views in an op-ed this week in the Wall Street Journal. The Associated Press on Thursday received a copy of the letter. Comments   Share   last_img read more