Oren told me, however, that the meeting was "candid and substantive and respectful." How candid? He answered: "Candid and substantive and respectful." Though he added that, "This is the way friends talk to each other," he would not go into any further detail. (Shapiro himself told Israel's Channel 2 that the notion that the meeting was in any way hostile was "silly," and a spokesman for the prime minister, Liran Dan, said that the report of tension and hostility in the meeting "is incorrect and we have nothing more to add."
I hope that clears everything up.
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