Israel Minister Angers US With Kerry Peace Push Diatribe

Israel Minister Angers US With Kerry Peace Push Diatribe

Via AFP:

Israel's Minister of Defence Moshe Yaalon apologised Tuesday to US Secretary of State John Kerry after he accused the American of having an "obsession" with Middle East peace, sparking a furious diplomatic row between the two allies.

The White House had described Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon's initial comments as "offensive," in a mark of the degree of outrage in Washington at the latest public spat between the two countries, which follows a major row over Iran policy.

However, in a statement, a contrite Yaalon said: "Israel and the United States share a common goal to advance the pea...

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