Netanyahu row with Obama administration deepens

Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:10

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A row between the US and Benjamin Netanyahu has deepened, with the Israeli leader accusing America and others of "giving up" on trying to stop Iran obtaining nuclear weapons.

The US Secretary of State questioned Netanyahu's judgement on the issue.

Republican leaders have invited Netanyahu to address the US Congress next week, angering Democrats.

A White House spokesman warned against reducing US-Israeli ties to a party political issue.