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Olmert: Bush Humiliated Rice Over Gaza Cease-Fire

First Posted: 02/12/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:00 PM ET



JERUSALEM (AFP) -- US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was left shame-faced after President George W. Bush ordered her to abstain in a key UN vote on the Gaza war, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday.

"She was left shamed. A resolution that she prepared and arranged, and in the end she did not vote in favour," Olmert said in a speech in the southern town of Ashkelon.

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