Kerry continues to defend the administration’s betrayal of Israel as ‘friendly’ gesture to protect Israel’s future, reiterating settlements are main obstacle to peace, but Netanyahu says Israel can’t wait for Trump.
By Israel Today Staff
Outgoing US President Barack Obama and his top diplomat, Secretary of State John Kerry, were busy this week defending their record on Israel, despite recent outright betrayals of the Jewish state.
In a farewell interview on CNN, Kerry explained why the Obama Administration refused to veto last month’s UN Security Council resolution targeting Israel, and why he thinks it was a “friendly” gesture. Continue Reading »
U.S. St Dept was “surprised” Friday after British Prime Minister lavished harsh criticism of Kerry’s televised anti-Israel speech, pointing out, “The settlements are far from the only problem” in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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By Eli Leon, News Agencies, and Israel Hayom Staff
The U.S. State Department was “surprised” Friday after the British prime minister leveled harsh criticism at Secretary of State John Kerry speech, detailing his vision for the Middle East and Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Britain scolded Kerry for describing the Israeli government as “the most right-wing in Israeli history, with an agenda driven by its most extreme elements.”
UK Prime Minister Theresa May at G20 summit in Hangzhou, China – Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Continue Reading »
The British government takes an unprecedented step of criticizing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech for its hyperbolic focus on Israeli settlements and being otherwise, ‘inappropriate.’
A spokesman for UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s government strongly criticized US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday, for being overly critical of Israeli settlements during his remarks yesterday on the Middle East peace process.
John Kerry’s more than hour long tirade on settlements was based on falsehoods, distortions, omissions and false moral equivalencies, rendering it entirely one-sided, hence, unrealistic and an obstacle to peace. – YouTube screenshot
“We do not believe that the way to negotiate peace is by focusing on only one issue, in this case the construction of settlements, when clearly the conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is so deeply complex,” said the spokesman. Continue Reading »