Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz lashed out at Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders for making a “horrifying comment” on the possible reversal of the US Embassy’s relocation to Jerusalem and calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “reactionary racist” during the latest round of primary debates.

Katz went as far as to call on American voters to drop their support for Sanders, while at the same time, covering his bases to avoid possible accusations of foreign election meddling.

“We don’t intervene in the internal American electoral process, which is splendid […] Naturally, people who support Israel will not support someone who goes against these things”, Katz said while referring to Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and Sander’s intentions to reverse it if he wins the presidential race in 2020.

The Israeli official stressed that there was no Jew in the world which “hadn’t dreamed of Jerusalem”, explaining his criticism of Sanders.

The Vermont senator, who has already secured victories in several rounds of Democratic primaries and who is of Jewish descent himself, has long been known as a supporter of Palestinian rights.

He has criticised Israel and those who support its current policies, namely the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Sanders has harshly condemned Trump’s embassy move in the past, and argued that it would be detrimental to the US status as a broker in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

His possible opponent in the 2020 presidential race, President Donald Trump, in turn, has tried to use the Jerusalem embassy move, as well as other pro-Israel diplomatic decisions, to his advantage, calling on American Jews to vote for his re-election.

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Source: Sputnik

 

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“We don’t intervene in the internal American electoral process, which is splendid […] Bullshite!!! AIPAC anyone?? Saban? Biggest private campaign sponser for Hillary, Adelson for Trump. Both are Jewish. Lots of dual citizen Israeli’s working in the US government. Were not idiots. We know d**n well who is the biggest interferer in US politics and other countries as well. Your not fooling anyone Israel.

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ROFL!
AIPAC, Saban or Adelson are all US things. Any way, technically speaking, Israel is the 51st state, they should vote for POTUS too
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Well, if their interference makes my country concentrating 31% of world’s wealth like USA do, I’d be happy having Israel interfering a LOT more here and would welcome their “interference”
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Wow, Alicia, you deleted your avatar picture with a niqab fully covering you? Have you abandonned radical Islam? Obviously, you’re still stuck with irrational anti-Semitism…

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Oh, well, maybe I will think again my thoughts on Bernie Sanders. If he doesn’t support the State of Israel, and supports Palestinians, that’s good. But he still supports abrogating the 2nd Amendment, I believe.

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Without AIPAC and NRA? Sanders just committed his political suicide.
I’m considering we should unite the hunters and the sports shooters federations to create a lobby similar to NRA in the EU. In Switzerland they have the highest rate of civilian owning of firearms in the world and especially military ones since once you have finished your military service, you keep your rifle and your pistol for yourself… and one of the lowest murder rates on Earth too with 0.5 for 100,000…

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AIPAC will have Sanders’ a$$ for lunch, he just lost 7% of the electorate. Prepare for 4 more years with Trump.