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Trump, Netanyahu Hold First Summit

On Feb. 15th, President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held their first meeting of the Trump presidency. The prime minister was the first Middle East leader to visit the White House during the Trump Administration.

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U.S. Abstains From UN Vote Criticizing Israeli Settlements

On December 23, 2016, the Obama administration abstained from voting on UN Security Council resolution 2334 that was critical of Israel’s settlements in the West Bank, drawing accusations from the Israeli government that Washington had abandoned its closest Middle East ally and dealt a blow to the chances of peace talks with the Palestinians.

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Netanyahu: Trump Feels ‘Very Warmly’ About Israel, Jews

US President-elect Donald Trump feels “very warmly” about Israel and the Jewish people, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes. In an excerpt from the interview, the Israeli leader said: “I know Donald Trump. I know him very well … his support for Israel is clear. He feels very warmly about the Jewish state, about the Jewish people and about Jewish people. There’s no question about that.”
Asked if he expected a better relationship with Washington after the tumultuous years of Barack Obama’s administration, Netanyahu admitted that he had had differences of opinion with Obama, particularly on the US-led nuclear accord with Iran. But he insisted that the matter was never personal.

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