Minister Yisrael Katz (Likud) expressed concern Tuesday following United States PresidentBarack Obama’s speech to the United Nations, in which he referred to Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria (Shomron) as “the occupation of the West Bank” and argued that “Israel’s security… depends on the realization of a Palestinian state.”

“I believe this is one of the most disturbing statements that a United States president has ever made,” Katz wrote on his Facebook page.

“Mr. President, the existence of the state of Israel is unconditional, and does not depend on the Palestinians,” he declared.

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