Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sarkozy: 'Netanyahu, I can't stand him. He's a liar...' Obama: 'You're sick of him, but I have to deal with him every day...' - 9th Nov 2011

Nicolas Sarkozy was last night embroiled in a diplomatic row after being overheard calling Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu a liar.

Unaware that journalists were listening to their private conversation, the French leader told Barack Obama: ‘Netanyahu, I can’t stand him. He’s a liar.’

To make matters worse, the U.S. President replied: ‘You are sick of him, but I have to deal with him every day.’

The remarks were picked up at the G20 summit in Cannes last week on headsets that were about to be used for the translation of a news conference. Read More