New Delhi: United States President Joe Biden prolonged congratulations to Naftali Bennett who ended Benjamin Netanyahu’s file 12-year run as Israeli prime minister on Sunday (June 13, 2021).
Biden highlighted his many years of steadfast assist for the US-Israel relationship and his unwavering dedication to Israel’s safety, as per a White Home assertion.
“He expressed his agency intent to deepen cooperation between the USA and Israel on the numerous challenges and alternatives dealing with the area,” the assertion added.
Biden and Bennett additionally agreed that they and their groups would seek the advice of carefully on all issues associated to regional safety, together with Iran.
The US President additionally conveyed that his administration intends to work carefully with the Israeli authorities on efforts to advance peace, safety, and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians.
Thanking Biden for his ‘years of dedication to Israel’s safety’, and for ‘standing by Israel’ throughout combating with Hamas militants in Gaza in Could, Naftali Bennett mentioned his authorities would pursue good relations with US Democrats and Republicans alike.
Underneath the coalition deal, Bennett, 49, Orthodox Jew and high-tech millionaire, shall be changed as prime minister by 57-year-old Yair Lapid in 2023.
Bennett dethroned Netanyahu who was Israel’s longest-serving chief and served because the prime minister since 2009 after a primary time period from 1996 to 1999.
(With company inputs)