Netanyahu SLAMS Obama for Security Council Vote

Israeli Premier Binyamin Netanyahu responded to the UNSC vote on Sunday at the beginning of the cabinet meeting, he placed the blame for the vote on Barack Obama, not for abstaining, but for planning and shoving the resolution through the security council:

“I share ministers’ feelings, anger and frustration vis-à-vis the unbalanced resolution that is very hostile to the State of Israel, and which the [UN] Security Council passed in an unworthy manner. From the information that we have, we have no doubt that the Obama administration initiated it, stood behind it, coordinated on the wording and demanded that it be passed. This is, of course, in complete contradiction of the traditional American policy that was committed to not trying to dictate terms for a permanent agreement, like any issue related to them in the Security Council, and, of course, the explicit commitment of President Obama himself, in 2011, to refrain from such steps.

We will do whatever is necessary so that Israel will not be damaged by this shameful resolution and I also tell the ministers here, we must act prudently, responsibly and calmly, in both actions and words. I ask mini…

Read the rest of Netanyahu’s speech at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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