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Abe, Israeli PM discuss Iran, trade

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ah, yet another photo showing how it feels to be representatives of the people with the weight of the world upon their shoulders.....

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That "trove" is information that was/ is already known and holds nothing new. Except for it being selectively picked in a wiz bang power point presentation by a man under investigation for corruption. Looking forward to hearing the results of the Japanese sponsored peace talks.

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I do not know what Japan can do to problems of the middle east. Before, I asked to my Jewish friend why they have to stick to the location so much? Is it not possible to find some place in U.S. to build their country anew? Israel has strong relationships with U.S. and there are many influential Jewish people live there as a core of America. I feel they will think about it. So long as they stick to the current place, they are involved in fights with non Jewish countries surrounding them. It is a hot and a desert like place not a comfortable place to live in at all. My Jewish friend was silent to my questions.

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Bibi Netanyahu could should soon find himself in prison for corruption if found guilty like previous prime ministers.

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Seemed like a really good Summit.Potential for huge Japanese Government investment to modernize Israel. Unlike Western Nations, Japan is Neutral, so PM Abe was able to visit Palestinian Territories. Again, huge potential for Japanese government investment, airport, fast train system etc.

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So abby visits with the Arabs, then the Jews ...what’s next on his FORGET ABOUT MY SCANDALS TOUR?

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Discussing Iran with Netanyahu is like discussing whether Pluto should be classified as a planet or not with Mad Mike Hughes.

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Two politicians caught in corruption scandals looking for issues outside their own countries to deflect attention. Both need to move on.

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SchopenhauerToday  08:01 am JST

"I do not know what Japan can do to problems of the middle east. Before, I asked to my Jewish friend why they have to stick to the location so much? Is it not possible to find some place in U.S. to build their country anew?"

How about they kick all the illegals out of California and resettle all the Israelis here?

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Unlike Western Nations, Japan is Neutral

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/02/japan-pledges-155m-fight-terror-middle-east-150217040119927.html

I'm not 100% sure what neutral means but it doesn't mean taking sides.

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And the push for war with Iran intensifies. Anything to deflect from domestic scandals.

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Japanese move shrines to other places without hesitations. We move "god" to a new place. Cannot they move Wailing Wall to some place in U.S.? As some one says California is a good candidate. America is a large country, they can find a place for them. The Jewish people vacated their mother land too long. It is saying like we are returning to our mother land where we were two thousand years ago. So, get out of here!

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PM Abe's visit to Israel is highly successful and increase bonds of close friendship between the two countries.

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"You played them with documents about Iran's nuclear program in 2003 to keep the US from exiting Syria? And Trump fell for it? That's a riot," Abe laughed.

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I do not know what Japan can do to problems of the middle east. Before, I asked to my Jewish friend why they have to stick to the location so much? Is it not possible to find some place in U.S. to build their country anew? Israel has strong relationships with U.S. and there are many influential Jewish people live there as a core of America. I feel they will think about it. So long as they stick to the current place, they are involved in fights with non Jewish countries surrounding them. It is a hot and a desert like place not a comfortable place to live in at all. My Jewish friend was silent to my questions.

Japanese move shrines to other places without hesitations. We move "god" to a new place. Cannot they move Wailing Wall to some place in U.S.? As some one says California is a good candidate. America is a large country, they can find a place for them. The Jewish people vacated their mother land too long. It is saying like we are returning to our mother land where we were two thousand years ago. So, get out of here!

Why should the Jewish people flea the home of their religion? Jerusalem is absolutely core to Judaism, Christianity and Islam and of course the Jewish people consider themselves "the chosen ones"....

The chances of them leaving after the events of the 20th century are minus 100%. They will nuke the whole of the Middle East before that happens. Just the way it is. With that understanding firmly in mind it would be wise for the Jews, Arabs and Persians to seek a broader accommodation than what they currently have in the interests of peace and the long term welfare of the whole region. When it comes to Iran, really its not a country that has support of well established military's outside of its own. Iran relies and funds a variety of proxy militia groups to act in their wider interests. As do many other countries, like the U.S has done many times historically. The weight of power in the Middle East rests with Sunni Islam where their is a majority in most countries and as such the recent thawing of relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia for instance is a step forward. Iran and Israel is a flash point. As is the whole Palestinian question, but I am actually more positive about the future of the region if Saudi continues down a more progressive and reasonable path. It will have an impact on their neighbors.

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Abe is a globalist, he pretends to be conservative but he is not conservative, Abe wants only the support and votes of the right wing.

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Israel has the right to exist has do all the people of it and not just the Jewish citizens of the country. Israel should be denied financial support until it introduces the two state solution and recognizes the lives of the Palestinian people who they treat more like animals in a caged Gaza prison or 100% under their control on West Bank while continuing the internationally illegal Jewish settlements.

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Today is Japan's national holiday "Constitution Day" and Abe is not present in Japan. Yes, he is a globalist.

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Netanyahu said he briefed Abe about a trove of documents he presented this week on Iran's "nuclear archives" seized by Israeli intelligence.

I wonder if Abe has seen the trove on israel's nuclear activities.

And I wonder whether Abe is aware that Bibi's trove is from the same "intelligence" agency that gave us Saddam's yellow cake and anthrax trove...

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Netanyahu said he briefed Abe about a trove of documents he presented this week on Iran's "nuclear archives" seized by Israeli intelligence.

Yes, just like Iraq had WMDs... I put very little faith in so-called intelligence from countries intent on going to war.

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(The two leaders also discussed bilateral relations.)

How about bilateral relations with the U. S.?

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