Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday apologized for comments he made during a meeting of coalition party leaders, in which he told Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon that he called for a six-month delay in the opening of the new public broadcaster because “my Mizrahi gene acted up”.
“I apologize for my remarks yesterday. I had no intention of harming anyone. I am connected with all my heart to every ethnic group in Israel and admire their tremendous contributions to the heritage of our nation and the building of our land,” Netanyahu tweeted.
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