Netanyahu on MP’s snub: Let his nose stay wrinkled

After appearing to shrug off a snub by Dutch lawmaker Tunahan Kuzu, Benjamin Netanyahu appears to respond to the incident from the safety of his airplane.

“Those who wrinkle their noses, let their noses stay wrinkled,” he says, quoting former prime minister Menachem Begin.

Earlier in the day, Kuzu, the immigrant DENK party, refused to shake the hand of Netanyahu as the prime minister worked a line of Dutch parliamentarians in The Hague. As Netanyahu approached, Kuzu pointed to the Palestinian flag pinned to his lapel and Netanyahu threw up his hands as they both nodded in understanding.

“Today, we saw another prime example of those who want peace and those who don’t want peace,” Netanyahu says, in a video distributed on Twitter.

Netanyahu is wrapping up a two-day visit to the Netherlands.

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