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Netanyahu: Boycott attempts won't hurt Israel

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 2, 2014 at 4:59 p.m.

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed warnings by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Israel could be targeted by a growing boycott campaign if peace talks with the Palestinians fail.

Netanyahu tried to reassure Israelis, saying any boycott attempts are immoral, unjust and "will not achieve their goal," while two government ministers accused Kerry of unfair pressure tactics and not standing by Israel.

Kerry's comments and the aggrieved Israeli response led the main TV news shows Sunday, signaling a growing concern here that the world will use economic pressure to extract concessions.

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DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... February 2, 2014 at 9:28 p.m.

Kerry is a dumb azz.

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