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Ambassador Danon: UN Has a 'Mad Obsession' with Israel

Danny Danon, Ban Ki-moon, and John Kerry (Photo: US State Dept)

In his opening speech for the United Nations' General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon once again attacked Israel. Israel Hayom's Yoni Hersch reports on Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon's response:

Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon lashed out at U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, after the latter pointed fingers at Israel in his opening speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, calling ongoing settlement expansion and conflict "madness."

"The real madness belongs to the U.N.," Danon said. "Instead of attacking the incitement and terror and instead of bringing Abu Mazen [Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas] to the negotiating table, the secretary-general chose to attack the State of Israel again.

"This is a mad obsession with Israel, and the time has come to stop it..."

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