Netanyahu dispute substantive, not personal: Obama

 US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that his disagreement with Israel`s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over how to pursue a Middle East peace deal was substantive, not personal.

Washington: US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that his disagreement with Israel`s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over how to pursue a Middle East peace deal was substantive, not personal.

"This is a matter of figuring out how we get through a knotty policy difference that has great consequences for both countries and the region," Obama told reporters.