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Israel’s ambassador to U.N. calls Carter a bigot

Israel’s U.N. ambassador called Jimmy Carter a “bigot” for meeting with Hamas leaders last week.

Ambassador Dan Gillerman made the remarks at a Washington press luncheon held by the Israel advocacy group The Israel Project, The Associated Press reported.

Carter, Gillerman said, “went to the region with soiled hands and came back with bloody hands after shaking the hand of Khaled Meshaal, the leader of Hamas.”

Gillerman said it was a shame to see Carter, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, “turn into what I believe to be a bigot.”

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