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Review of Hebrew-speaking Newspapers: «Yediot Ahronot», «Haaretz» «Israel a-Yom», «and Maariv-Shavua». Sunday, 12 February 2017

The focus of the Israeli media, the upcoming meeting in the White house, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Donald trump.

«Yediot Ahronot»: the United States «for Israel» in the UN blocked the appointment of Fayyad

Haaretz: the UN Secretary General has offered Livni a senior position in the organization

«Israel a-Yom»: «Russia is considering whether not to give Snowden the US»

«And Maariv-Shavua» Before meeting at the White house: strong pressure on Netanyahu right

«Yediot Ahronot»: the United States «for Israel» in the UN blocked the appointment of Fayyad

Itamar Eichner reports in «Yediot Ahronot» that the US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley vetoed the appointment of former Prime Minister of the Palestinian authority Salam Fayyad for the post of special envoy of the UN in Libya. Haley stressed that the United States currently do not recognize the «state of Palestine», and do not intend to support the message, which would be a similar position.

Haaretz: the UN Secretary General has offered Livni a senior position in the organization

Yossi verter reports in Haaretz that the Knesset member Tzipi Livni («Zionist camp») has received a proposal to take the post of a Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. According to published information, the proposal came at the weekend personally from the UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres. According to Haaretz, Livni currently States that a formal proposal not yet received. This appointment needs the approval of the UN security Council.


«Israel a-Yom»: «Russia is considering whether not to give Snowden the US»

Eli Leon reports in «Israel a-Yom» with reference to the American media that the Russian authorities are considering the possibility to give US Edward Snowden three years ago granted asylum in Russia. Ben wizner, lawyer of Edward Snowden said he did not have information on this issue.

«And Maariv-Shavua» Before meeting at the White house: strong pressure on Netanyahu right

Dana Somberg, Haim Iserovich and Arik Bender write in «and Maariv-Shavua» that on February 12, a few days before the meeting in Washington the head of the Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald trump will be a meeting of the Cabinet, which will be decided which policy issues will be discussed at the White house. Netanyahu intends to focus on the issue of the Iranian atom, however, the deputies from right-wing parties put pressure on the Prime Minister and demand that it was about the construction in the settlements and the annexation of territories.

Review of Hebrew-speaking Newspapers: «Yediot Ahronot», «Haaretz» «Israel a-Yom», «and Maariv-Shavua». Sunday, 12 February 2017
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