Obama condemns Kiryat Arba attack as 'senseless slaughter'
US president says US will not stop seeking peace in the Middle East; Netanyahu applauds condemnation, says attackers "butcher everything they oppose."
By JPOST.COM STAFF, ASSOCIATED PRESS
September 1, 2010 20:02
Obama speaks as Bibi looks on 311.
(photo credit: Associated Press)
— US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the killing of four
Israelis in the West Bank was a "senseless slaughter" that will not stop
the US from seeking peace in the Middle East.Netanyahu
applauded Obama's condemnation of the attack and said the killings were
carried out by people who do not respect human life and who "trample
human rights into the dust and butcher everything they oppose."
alongside Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu after the two met
privately at the White House. The US is hosting Netanyahu and
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for a new round of Middle East peace
Netanyahu thanked the president for his continued fight against terror.
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