Amid Tensions With Netanyahu, German President Lauds Israeli Democracy, but Says Critics Aren't 'Traitors'

Steinmeier says he made trip 'not because I find your prime minister’s decision to cancel his meeting with Germany’s foreign minister correct,' but to prevent further deterioration in relations

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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier mixed criticism with praise on Sunday in discussing the recent crisis in German-Israeli relations, caused by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s refusal to meet with...