Ayalon seems to have no regrets other than the fact the planning of the meeting was recorded. In other words he only regrets that he was caught. So his forced apology was false and meaningless. No surprise of course, but you would have thought he might have kept his head down and stayed silent on the issue until it blew over.
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from the article: Ayalon: If Israel is attacked, we'll consider expelling ambassadors