Haaretz Interview | Israeli President: 'Lavrov Is Spreading Antisemitic Lies. I Expect Him to Apologize'

President Isaac Herzog on the 'terrible lies' spread by Lavrov, his insistence on maintaining political neutrality, Israel's budding relationship with Turkey, and his hopes for the country on the eve of its 74th Independence Day

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President Isaac Herzog was astonished by remarks made this week by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, which included the claim that “even Hitler had Jewish blood.” In his first response to the affair, Herzog made clear that he expects Lavrov to retract his words and apologize.

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