Against Foreign Min. Recommendation, Rivlin Apologizes to Brazil for Criticism of Ambassador Recall

Under pressure from Israel Aircraft Industries, Israel’s new president says sorry for 'diplomatic dwarf' comment; MK Katz, chairman of IAI worker's union and Rivlin's campaign manager, may have influenced decision.

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President Reuven Rivlin apologized on Monday night to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for the Foreign Ministry’s criticism of her decision to recall Brazil’s ambassador from Tel Aviv to protest the fighting...