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Israel does not take orders from Obama: Israeli minister

Posted in Internal Israeli Affairs, Israel and the International Community by beyondtheborder on April 7, 2009

In an unusually harsh criticism, an Israeli Minister on Monday said the Jewish state “does not take orders from Barack Obama” after the US President renewed support for the Annapolis agreement and the stalled roadmap plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan of the Likud party also praised hardliner Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who last week said that Israel was not bound by the 2007 Annapolis talks.

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  1. Jay said, on April 7, 2009 at 8:39 am

    So, “the Jewish state does not take orders from Barack Obama”, says an Israeli minister, referring to stalled peace talks.

    But it sure as hell takes American money, to the reported tune of at least 24,000 US dollars per annum for every man woman and child in Israel.
    The attitude of obsequious sycophants such as former British PM Tony Blair, (now the so called special envoy to the Middle East), will ensure that this callous attitude will continue.

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