Obama defends Israel policy at NY fundraiser

01.12.2011                      05.Kislev. 5772

Diplomatie:

Obama defends Israel policy at NY fundraiser

"This administration has done more for Israeli security than any previous one", says US president ahead of elections.

US President Barack Obama defended his policy toward Israel on Wednesday at a political fundraiser where a prominent American Jewish leader mentioned concerns in the Jewish community about the US-Israeli relationship.
Obama, who has been criticized by some of Israel's US supporters for being tough on a close ally and has had strained ties with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, offered strong assurances of his commitment to Israel's security….