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  3/20/2014, Adar Bet 18, 5774

Ya'alon to Hagel: I Did Not Intend to Insult the U.S.


Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon spoke to U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday evening and clarified that his remarks regarding the "soft" approach of the West toward the possibility of a nuclear Iran were not meant to insult the United States.

A statement from Ya’alon’s office said that in a telephone conversation with Hagel, Ya’alon said that “there was no intent to criticize or hurt the United States or our relationship”.