South Bend, mayor of Ind. And the Democratic Party Democratic presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, dismissed statements made by US Representative Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. People like me are hung up in Iran, "said Buttigieg, who is openly gay, during an appearance on The View on Thursday." The idea that what's going on is synonymous. "
Omar, the first Somali-Americans, who were elected to the House of Representatives, told Yahoo News in an interview published on Tuesday that "I almost insist on" descriptions of Israel as a democracy.
"When I see Israel introduce laws that make it recognize the Jewish state and do not recognize the other religions that live in it … I know if we see it in another society We would criticize it, call it out, "said Omar." We do it with Iran, we do that in any other place that upholds his religion. And I see that this is happening now with Saudi Arabia, and I am really aggravated in these contradictions. "
Omar was previously criticized for other anti-Israeli statements, including a 201
Buttigieg criticized Omar, whom he did not mention by name, saying that the situation in Israel was" a complicated picture "
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. "I was in Israel in May this year. And it's not just a real problem with their long-term [in] how they want to balance themselves as a democracy with a Jewish state, "he said," but they also have to figure out, and we need to figure out with them as allies, like the image of the […]
"It has always been one of the most devilishly complicated subjects," added Buttigieg, "and simple answers will not do us any good in such a time. "