Antonio Guterres, whose new place of employment is the United Nations, is in Israel for his first visit this week, and today Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu addressed his nation's complicated relationship with the international body. Arutz Sheva's David Rosenberg reports that Netanyahu called for a "new page" to be turned, while slamming continued Palestinian anti-Semitism:
During the meeting, Netanyahu expressed the hope that Guterres’ visit to Israel would herald a warming of relations between Israel and the UN.
Netanyahu also touched on the regional threats facing Israel, including Iran hegemony in the Levant.
“Iran is busy turning Syria into a base of military entrenchment and it wants to use Syria and Lebanon as warfronts against its declared goal to eradicate Israel,” Netanyahu told the UN Secretary-General.
“It is also building sites to produce precision-guided missiles towards that end in both Syria and in Lebanon. This is something Israel cannot accept. This is something the UN should not accept. And I intend to speak to you at great length about this, and other tasks that I believe are important for the makings of peace and security in the world."
The Prime Minister also chided the UN for its failure to act against the rampant anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement in the Arab world, including in the Palestinian Authority...
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