To make the matter even more amusing the official 'PM of Israel' Twitter account shared the video but thanks to a clever bit of editing, managed to completely remove the mistake, making it appear that Netanyahu said Johnson's name correctly.
WATCH: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting (English captions ava… https://t.co/pJIgEbSnDs
— Prime Minister of Israel (@Prime Minister of Israel)
People have since responded to the original clip with jokes mocking Netanyahu by editing Yeltsin into pictures replacing Johnson and Donald Trump.
Israeli @Twitter feed quick to respond. This one is by brilliant @yoavr https://t.co/iYPy4zfrfI