U.S. Wants Public Apology From Israeli Defense Minister for Verbal Assault

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tells Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the minister's criticism is 'not constructive;' Moshe Ya'alon pledges to 'clarify' remarks.

The United States expects a public apology and no less from Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, who had pledged to clarify statements he had made earlier this week criticizing American foreign policy, a senior U.S. official told Haaretz Wednesday.