Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Europe’s “hypocrisy” with regards to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as he departed for a two-day visit to Paris and Brussels, where he is sure to face staunch criticism over the controversial move.
“I ascribe great importance to Europe. While I respect Europe, I am not prepared to accept a double standard from it. I hear voices from there condemning President Trump’s historic statement but I have not heard condemnations of the rockets fired at Israel or the terrible incitement against it,” Netanyahu said as he boarded a plane to Paris on Saturday evening. Read more at i24NEWS.