Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accidentally referred to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken as “Secretary Clinton” at the start of their meeting in Ramallah, according to a transcript from the State Department.
PRESIDENT ABBAS: (Via interpreter) In the name of God, the merciful and the compassionate, we would like to welcome Secretary Clinton, who visits us these – in these days —
PRESIDENT ABBAS: (Via interpreter) – Sorry – Blinken, who visits us in these days —
SECRETARY BLINKEN: It’s an improvement. (Laughter.)