Israel's Netanyahu slams Abbas speech as "hostile and poisonous"

JERUSALEM Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:42pm EST

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's strong critique of Israel in his speech at the United Nations on Thursday as "hostile and poisonous", and full of "false propaganda".

"These are not the words of a man who wants peace," Netanyahu also said in a statement released by his office after Abbas spoke at the General Assembly ahead of an expected vote to implicitly recognize Palestinian statehood despite the absence of a peace deal with Israel.

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AnandaMayi wrote:
Look at the map of ME from 1967 Mr. Netanyahu and look at it now, to you have no shame to talk about peace you twin faced lying scoundrel. It looks like days of American bullying are over and at long last.

Nov 29, 2012 5:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
drmorocco wrote:
Hey Bibi, things are only going downhill for you and Israel. The world has just flipped you the finger.

Nov 29, 2012 7:17pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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