Shapiro: Economy won’t affect US’s Israel obligations

10.08.2011                      10.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Shapiro: Economy won’t affect US's Israel obligations

New American envoy says commitment to Israel’s security “has been consistent through many ups and downs of our own economy”; adds that efforts continuing to find formula that will enable sides to return to peace talks.

New US envoy Dan Shapiro expressed confidence Tuesday that despite the difficult economic climate in the US, Washington’s financial commitments to Israel’s security will continue.
Shapiro, on a tour of an Iron Dome battery near Ashkelon, said America’s commitment to Israel’s security “has been consistent through many ups and downs of our own economy.”…