Trump hears from Israel

November 10, 2016 Agencies
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Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken with president-elect Donald Trump who also received congratulations from president Reuven Rivlin.

Donald Trump (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting at Trump Tower in New York City in September 2016. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO.

Donald Trump (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting at Trump Tower in New York City in September 2016. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by telephone and congratulated President-elect Trump on his victory.

He told him that the United States has no better ally than Israel. The two leaders, who have known each other for many years, had a warm and heartfelt conversation. They also discussed regional issues. President-elect Trump invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to a meeting in the United States at the first opportunity.

Prime Minister Netanyahu told President-elect Trump that both he and his wife Sara are looking forward to meeting him and his wife Melania.

President Reuven Rivlin commented on the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America.

President Rivlin said, “I want to congratulate President elect Donald Trump, his family, and all the American people who have once again showed the world it is the greatest democracy.”

He added, “There are many challenges that lie before you as president – at home and around the world. Israel, your greatest ally, stands by you as your friend and partner in turning those challenges into opportunities.”

He concluded, “I hope together Israelis and Americans can grow our innovation and cooperation, which are the fruits of liberty, and equality. God bless you Mr. President.”

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