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Israeli Opposition Leader Says Netanyahu ‘Loathes’ Obama

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Isaac Herzog, newly elected leader of Israel's Labor Party. Photo: WikiCommons.

Isaac Herzog, a leader of Israel's Labor Party. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Times of Israel – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “loathes” Barack Obama, and his hostile attitude to the US president constitutes a danger to Israel’s well-being, the head of the Israeli opposition charged on Friday night, in a highly unusual acknowledgement of the long-rumored strained personal ties between the two leaders.

In a bitter verbal assault on the prime minister, Labor party chairman Isaac Herzog slammed Netanyahu for failing to listen to the international community, failing to present peace proposals of his own for an accord with the Palestinians, and failing to work properly with Obama.

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