#AceWorldNews – US Secretary of State John Kerry took offence to critical comments made by Israel’s defence minister, calling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday to vent his anger.
According to State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki, Kerry “protested” the remarks by Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon, who criticized the United States for projecting a feeble image throughout its foreign policy agenda, from the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program to the escalating tensions in Ukraine.
Psaki said Yaalon’s comments were “not constructive,” adding that Kerry told Netanyahu they were not consistent with America’s “unshakeable commitment” to Israel.
#AceWorldNews says Barack Obama is looking for allies among America’s governors. Which according to WASHINGTON (AP) , as his domestic priorities stalled in a divided Congress.
The president plans to meet Monday with governors of both parties at the White House, following a Sunday dinner in which he told state leaders their cooperation “is vital to make sure we’re doing right by the American people.”