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Ambassador Oren on Fox News.

US. Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro phoned Prime Minister Netanyahu and asked him to issue a statement disavowing former Israeli Ambassador to Israel Michael Oren’s statements about President Obama.

In MK Michael Oren’s new book, he accuses Obama of abandoning the two main principle of US-Israel relations: no public disagreements (“no daylight”) and no suprises in major policy changes. He also primarily lays the blame on Obama for the bad relationship with Israel.

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He says that while Netanyahu made mistakes, Obama purposely damaged US-Israel relations.

The US State Department says Oren’s statements are, “absolutely inaccurate and false.”

According to reports, Netanyahu said he would not publicly comment on anything Oren wrote.

Shapiro made a similar request from Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, who heads the Kulanu party of which MK Michael Oren is a member.

Kahlon said that Oren’s remarks were his personal memoirs and the book was not written while he was a member of Kulanu.

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