UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — The former US Secretary of State has accused Benjamin Netanyahu of leading Donald Trump and his administration by misinformation.
According to the Harvard Gazette, former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was a “extraordinarily talented” politician and diplomat, albeit “a bit Machiavellian”.
The Harvard Gazette, Harvard University’s official news site, reported Wednesday (September 18th) that Rex Tillerson made the remarks during a private meeting at the university on Tuesday, Sept. 17, detailing his tenure as president. Secretary of State.
Rex Tillerson was the head of American diplomacy for 14 months, from February 2017 to March 2018, until Donald Trump fired him via Twitter.
“When it comes to communicating with Bibi, it’s always helpful to keep a healthy skepticism in any dialogue with him,” said Tillerson, adding that Israel would share “misinformation” as soon as he felt he was necessary to persuade the United States.
Tel Aviv does not hesitate, according to him, to bring “misinformation” to Washington to plead his case. “They did this with the president several times, to convince him in ” We are the good guys and they are the bad guys ” mode. We then had to explain this to the president so that he understood, ” you got yourself ”. It bothers me that such a close and important ally is playing with us in this way, “said the US Secretary of State.
While still in power, Rex Tillerson called Donald Trump “stupid,” according to US media reports.
For his part, the American president has not failed to insult his former secretary of state by calling him “beast” and “flemmard”.
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