Kuwaiti paper says the Israeli PM is fighting arch enemy Obama’s plan to become the leader of the UN
Kuwaiti paper says US president seeks UN post after he leaves White House, prime minister wants to torpedo appointment.
By Gil Ronen
Kuwaiti newspaper A Jarida reported Friday that US President Barack Obama seeks to be appointed UN secretary general after his second term as US president ends. The newspaper claimed that Obama has been discussing the idea with senior Democrats and Republicans, some of whom are Jewish.
The report, which admittedly appears somewhat far-fetched, has not been confirmed by any other news outlets and does not name any of its sources. It adds that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has learned of Obama’s aspirations and that he is opposing them, supposedly telling people he spoke to: “Is it not enough that we have had to live through eight years of Obama’s rule, in which he ignored Israel? Now he wants to be in a position to cause us difficulty in the international arenas?”
The newspaper cites what it says are sources close to Netanyahu as allegedly saying that “Obama is the worst president for Israel, the Middle East and Israel’s allies – the moderate Arab states.”
A Netanyahu confidant reportedly said that Netanyahu intends to scuttle the “Obama project” of being appointed UN Secretary General, and noted that Obama’s term in office has been characterized by
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