(Community Matters) beyond floored to read reports of Pres. Obama refusing to meet Netanyahu were fabricated by Israelis
“Who are you trying to replace? The administration in Washington or that in Tehran?” said Shaul Mofaz, head of the largest opposition party, Kadima, which was briefly part of Netanyahu’s coalition over the summer.
“The world is not sick of Israel, the world is sick of Netanyahu and does not believe him.”
I don’t believe Netanyahu’s cries of wolf. I believe President Obama has access to at least as good intelligence on the situation and if he felt an attack or breakthrough was imminent, we wouldn’t see any delay.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 2012
Readout of the President’s Call with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu
President Obama spoke with Prime Minister Netanyahu for an hour tonight as a part of their ongoing consultations. The two leaders discussed the threat posed by Iran’s nuclear program, and our close cooperation on Iran and other security issues. President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu reaffirmed that they are united in their determination to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and agreed to continue their close consultations going forward. Contrary to reports in the press, there was never a request for Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with President Obama in Washington, nor was a request for a meeting ever denied.