Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with a delegation of US Senators, led by Sen. Lindsey Graham. The Prime Minister met earlier with a delegation from the US House of Representatives.
Among the issues discussed were the security challenges in the Middle East. Prime Minister Netanyahu briefed the delegations on Iran’s attempts to establish a military presence in Syria and said that Israel was determined to prevent this.
Prime Minister Netanyahu thanked the Senators and Representatives for the American support for Israel and welcomed President Trump’s decision to implement the law recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. He added that bilateral relations were closer than ever.
Photo credit: Amos Ben-Gershom (GPO)