Monday, December 17, 2012

Israel's "Staunchest Ally" - UNbelievable: US ambassador to Georgia told Prime Minister to vote for 'Palestinian state'



Israel's "Staunchest Ally" - UNbelievable: US ambassador to Georgia told Prime Minister to vote for 'Palestinian state'.HT: IsraelMatzav.

This is amazing. President Hussein Obama's ambassador to the Republic of Georgia told that country's Prime Minister to vote in favor of granting non-member observer status to 'Palestine' at the United Nations last month, despite the fact that the Obama administration was nominally committed to opposing it (From: Atlas Shrugs).
Just before the November 29 United Nations vote granting non-member state observer status, the U.S. ambassador to Georgia, Richard Norland, an Obama appointee, met with Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili. During their conversation, Norland recommended that the Prime Minister that Georgia should vote in favor of a Palestinian state.
This happened despite the U.S.'s official opposition, as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the vote "unfortunate and counterproductive ... plac[ing] further obstacles in the path of peace." Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on the day of the vote: "None of the vital interests of peace appear in the resolution that will be put forward before the General Assembly today and that is why Israel cannot accept it."
He was right. But in Georgia, the U.S. was betraying a steadfast and true ally.
This information comes from Gabriel M. Mirilashvili, a prominent businessman and corporation owner in Georgia, who is Vice-President of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress and head of the World Congress of Georgian Jews.
Mirilashvili says that he heard this from Ivanishvili himself, and that there exists an official record of the conversation between Norland and Ivanishvili
When Mirilashvili urged Ivanishvili to oppose the Palestinian statehood resolution, Ivanishvili responded that the American ambassador had told him to support it.
It is also interesting to note that a few days before this meeting, George Soros came to Georgia and also met with Prime Minister Ivanishvili, and they agreed to collaborate on various initiatives. President Obama's close ties to Soros goes back to the 2007 and the run up to the 2008 presidential election.
Four more years...
Hmmmm......Obama: "But I’m also mindful of the proverb, “A man is judged by his deeds, not his words.” So if you want to know where my heart lies, look no further than what I have done — to stand up for Israel."Read the full story here.

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