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Israel’s Ambassador Dermer Criticizes U.S. for Support of Fatah-Hamas Unity Government

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Ambassador Ron Dermer. Photo: Screenshot.

Times of Israel In tough language rare for an Israeli diplomat in Washington, Israeli ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer said Tuesday that Israel was “deeply disappointed” in the State Department’s decision to continue dealing with the Palestinian Authority now that it has Hamas support.

“Israel is deeply disappointed with the State Department’s comments today on the Palestinian unity government with Hamas, a terrorist organization responsible for the murder of many hundreds of Israelis, which has fired thousands of rockets at Israeli cities, and which remains committed to Israel’s destruction,” Dermer wrote in a Facebook post.

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