Netanyahu: Trump will continue to strengthen our unique alliance

Behind The News

Expressions of congratulations and praise from world leaders began flowing in almost immediately following Donald Trump’s resounding victory in the Presidential elections over Hillary Clinton.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed confidence that he and Trump can work together to bring US-Israeli relations to “new heights”.

In a statement congratulating the Republican candidate, Netanyahu said: “President-elect Trump is a true friend of the State of Israel, and I look forward to working with him to advance security, stability and peace in our region.”

“I am confident that President-elect Trump and I will continue to strengthen the unique alliance between our two countries and bring it to ever greater heights,” said Netanyahu, who has had a rocky relationship with outgoing Democratic President Barack Obama.

President Reuven Rivlin also welcomed Trump’s victory. “I would like to congratulates the president-elect, Donald Trump, his family, and the American people as a whole, who have once…

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