Kerry responds to criticism of 'apartheid' comment, expresses regret
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
29 April 2014 03:37

US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed regret in his response to criticism of his use of the word "apartheid" in relation to Israel in a conversation caught on tape by The Daily Beast on Monday.

"I will not allow my commitment to Israel to be questioned by anyone, particularly for partisan, political purposes," he said. "I have been around long enough to also know the power of words to create a mis-impression, even when unintentional, and if I could rewind the tape, I would have chosen a different word."

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Woman weeping.
01 March 2014
New Worlds: Tell the whole truth

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 6 - 20
    Beer Sheva
    9 - 20
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 6 - 14
    Jerusalem
    7 - 17
    Haifa
  • 12 - 23
    Elat
    10 - 19
    Tiberias