US: Israel Comments About “Messianic” John Kerry Leaving it Alone are “Offensive”

State Department
to the comments of Israeli defense minister Moshe
Yaalon, who in a newspaper interview
John Kerry a “messianic” figure and said the only way he
could “save” Israel was by winning a Nobel Peace Prize and going

From Reuters:

“The remarks of the Defense Minister (Moshe Yaalon) if
accurate are offensive and inappropriate especially given all that
the United States is doing to support Israel’s security needs,”
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a brief statement
that constituted a rare rebuke to close
ally Israel.

Bonus: Yaalon is scheduled to visit the U.S. this month.

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