Dermer, said to be top pick for FM, heard bashing Biden ‘weakness’ on Iran 

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Source: Dermer, said to be top pick for FM, heard bashing Biden ‘weakness’ on Iran | The Times of Israel

In podcast from August, former envoy to US accuses administration of being ‘hellbent’ on reviving nuke deal, ‘kicking the can down the road,’ and handcuffing Israel

Ron Dermer speaks to media at Trump Tower on November 17, 2016, in New York. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)

Ron Dermer speaks to media at Trump Tower on November 17, 2016, in New York. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)

The reported leading candidate to become Israel’s next foreign minister made comments harshly critical of US President Joe Biden’s administration and its policies toward Iran on a recent podcast, possibly complicating any efforts the incoming government might make to repair frayed ties between prime minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu and Democrats in Washington.

Ron Dermer, a former Israeli ambassador to the US, accused the White House of “project[ing] tremendous weakness,” “handcuffing Israel,” being “hellbent” on reaching a…

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