Netanyahu: In Abstaining From UN Vote, Germany Did Not Advance Peace

Visiting in Berlin, the prime minister tells press that many Israelis are disappointed with Chancellor Merkel and that in supporting the Palestinian bid, European countries violated the Oslo Accord.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the German press that he and many other Israelis were "disappointed" with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conduct regarding Israel. Die Welt on Wednesday night published an interview with the Israeli premier, who is visiting in Berlin, under the title "Netanyahu disappointed with Chancellor."

"I appreciated the support of Chancellor Merkel...