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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, hands a note to U. S. President Donald Trump during a meeting with leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Trump will use the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism Sunday, as he works to build relationships with Arab leaders. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Rex Tillerson said Trump won't be apologizing to Israel for sharing intel with Russia


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that President Trump would not be issuing an apology to Israel over his alleged disclosure of classified intelligence on ISIS to Russian officials, NBC News reported.

"I don't know that there's anything to apologize for. To the extent the Israelis have any questions, or clarification, I'm sure we're happy to provide that," said Tillerson. 

Trump said he had the "absolute right" to shared classified information with the Russian officials.

Trump is visiting Israel on Monday as part of his first foreign trip as president. He is scheduled to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

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