Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu talked on the phone this evening with President Donald Trump on a phone call that arrived in the middle of a police questioning of Netanyahu at his residence in Yerushalayim, Haaretz reports.
Netanyahu left investigators for half an hour to talk to the American president, before returning to continue the questioning.
According to the Prime Minister’s Bureau, Trump initiated the phone call and the two mainly discussed the Iranian threat. “The two leaders conversed at length on the dangers due to the nuclear deal with Iran and the Iranian aggression in the region, and on the need to work together to face these dangers,” the bureau said. Netanyahu and Trump also addressed the rise of anti-Semitism in the U.S., Haaretz reports.