Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US President Barack Obama that he remains committed to the two-state solution and is interested in taking practical steps to calm tensions with the Palestinians in a meeting in Washington today.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Aipac conference in Washington today that the US and Israel were “like a family, practically a mishpacha”.
Mr Netanyahu, whose decision to address Congress tomorrow has caused a deep rift between the White house and Jerusalem, told the gathering of 16,000 delegates: “Our alliance is sound, our friendship is strong.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of the United States Congress next week to warn against an impending deal on Iran's nuclear programme. At the same time, US Secretary of State John Kerry will be in Geneva meeting the Iranians, perhaps putting the finishing touches on that very agreement.