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In phone conversation, President Biden congratulates Israeli PM Bennett, highlights his ‘unwavering commitment to Israel’s security’

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”In their conversation, the leaders emphasized the importance of the alliance between Israel and the United States, as well as their commitment to strengthening ties between the two countries, and maintaining the security of the State of Israel,’’ said the Israeli Prime Minister’s office.

U.S. President Biden spoke on Sunday with  Naftali Bennett to offer his warm congratulations on becoming Prime Minister of the State of Israel, said the White House. 

‘’President Biden highlighted his decades of steadfast support for the U.S.-Israel relationship and his unwavering commitment to Israel’s security,’’ according to a readout of President Biden’s call with Bennett.

‘’He expressed his firm intent to deepen cooperation between the United States and Israel on the many challenges and opportunities facing the region.  The leaders agreed that they and their teams would consult closely on all matters related to regional security, including Iran.  The President also conveyed that his administration intends to work closely with the Israeli government on efforts to advance peace, security, and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians,’’ the White House added.

According to a readout from the Prime Minister’s Office, Bennett thanked Biden for his support for Israel during the recent conflict with Hamas in Gaza.

The leaders further “emphasized the importance of the alliance between Israel and the United States, as well as their commitment to strengthening ties between the two countries and maintaining the security of the State of Israel.”

According to the Israeli Prime Minister’s office, Bennett ‘’thanked President Biden for his warm wishes on the inauguration of the new government, and for his long-standing commitment to the State of Israel and its security.’’

‘’Prime Minister Bennett noted his appreciation for the President, and for his support for Israel during the recent operation in Gaza (Guardian of the Walls), and noted that he considers him a great friend of the State of Israel,’’ the Prime Minister’s office added.

”In their conversation, the leaders emphasized the importance of the alliance between Israel and the United States, as well as their commitment to strengthening ties between the two countries, and maintaining the security of the State of Israel,’’ it added.

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