Daily Israel Report

Netanyahu Invites You to Ask Him Questions on YouTube

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asks people around the world – especially Arabs – to send him questions, which he will answer on YouTube.
By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
First Publish: 6/28/2011, 5:46 PM

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asks people around the world – especially Arabs – to send him questions, which he will answer on YouTube.

“I would like to hear what you have to say, and I would like to hear what I have to say n response Talk to you soon.” he stated on his YouTube website.

This is the second time the Prime Minister has used the popular video site for direct dialogue. He said that more than one million viewed the first session. Questions are sent via YouTube, and his office said they can be on any topic, including peace talks, democracy in the Arab world, and even the Gaza flotilla.

“He is particularly interested in broadening the direct dialogue with people from the Arab world and would welcome questions from the countries undergoing what has been termed ‘the Arab Spring,” according to officials.

They added, “To date, the Prime Minister's office has received dozens of questions from Arab web users.  Most respondents expressed support for peace with Israel and are interested in understanding its positions regarding ‘the Arab Spring’ and the future of negotiations with the Palestinians.

Prime Minister Netanyahu will answer questions from video clips on his YouTube site in the coming weeks.  Following is a link to the site, including the Prime Minister's invitation to send questions, with Arabic subtitles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrtHihxywTE