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Axelrod: U.S. did not ‘snub’ Israel this week

White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod on Sunday stressed there was “no snub intended” in a meeting between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the disputed housing construction in East Jerusalem.

Rather, Axelrod reassured on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Israel remains a “close, dear and valued friend of the United States, a great ally, and that is an unshakeable bond.”

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