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Despite Apology, Danon Backs Netanyahu

Likud MK Danon: "Netanyahu said that the timing was problematic, but on the issue of the right of Jews to build in Jerusalem, he was very clear"
By Yoni Kempinski
First Publish: 3/15/2010, 5:33 PM / Last Update: 3/15/2010, 7:38 PM

Yoni Kempinski

Arutz Sheva TV spoke with Likud MK Danny Danon, who has been very active in support of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria and against the construction freeze. He expressed his support for Prime Minister Netanyahu in the current crisis with the United States.

In the following video, Danon explains that Netanyahu's apology was acceptable because of what the Prime Minister called problematic timing of the announcement for new housing in a part of Jerusalem that the United States does not recognize. MK Danon added that on the issue of the right of Jews to build in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Netanyahu "was very clear and said he was elected to implement that ideology."

"The remarks from Hillary Clinton are unacceptable", determined Danon. "The Prime Minister will be stronger after we will go to the United States and say clearly that we will continue to build in all parts of Jerusalem